Summary: Overwhelming emotional damage caused by a distressful event or series of events.
Roberts A, Malspeis S, Kubzansky L, Feldman C, Chang S, Koenen K, et al
. Association of Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder With Incident Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Longitudinal Cohort of Women. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017;69:2162-2169 pubmed publisher
..83 [95% CI 1.29-6.21], P < 0.01). This study contributes to growing evidence that psychosocial trauma and associated stress responses may lead to autoimmune disease. ..
Getnet B, Fekadu A, Getnet A, Wondie Y. Trauma and Depression in Ethiopian Women Returning From Middle Eastern Countries. Am J Psychiatry. 2016;173:330-1 pubmed publisher
Sim M. Psychological trauma of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome victims and bereaved families. Epidemiol Health. 2016;38:e2016054 pubmed
Maraldi E, Krippner S, Barros M, Cunha A. Dissociation From a Cross-Cultural Perspective: Implications of Studies in Brazil. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2017;205:558-567 pubmed publisher
..We conclude by addressing the limitations of these studies and potential areas for future research. ..
Tracy E, Macias Konstantopoulos W. Identifying and Assisting Sexually Exploited and Trafficked Patients Seeking Women's Health Care Services. Obstet Gynecol. 2017;130:443-453 pubmed publisher
..Finally, to ensure a comprehensive, interdisciplinary response to trafficked patients, practitioners should engage hospital-based and community-based services when appropriate. ..
Lee J, You S, Choi Y, Youn H, Shin H. A preliminary evaluation of the training effects of a didactic and simulation-based psychological first aid program in students and school counselors in South Korea. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0181271 pubmed publisher
..This study provides preliminary evidence supporting the effectiveness of the PFA training program using a combined method of didactic and simulation-based practice for disaster mental health providers in Korea. ..
Iverson K, Vogt D, Maskin R, Smith B. Intimate Partner Violence Victimization and Associated Implications for Health and Functioning Among Male and Female Post-9/11 Veterans. Med Care. 2017;55 Suppl 9 Suppl 2:S78-S84 pubmed publisher
..Recent IPV victimization, especially psychological aggression, is a key health issue for partnered male and female post-9/11 Veterans. Practice and research implications are discussed. ..
Lies J, Lau S, Jones L, Jensen M, Tan G. Predictors and Moderators of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: An Investigation of Anxiety Sensitivity and Resilience in Individuals with Chronic Pain. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2017;46:102-110 pubmed
..Given that the presence of PTSD symptomatology in chronic pain populations negatively impact patient well-being, it would be important for clinicians to assess, monitor and treat PTSD in individuals with chronic pain. ..
Viana A, Hanna A, Raines E, Woodward E, Paulus D, Berenz E, et al
. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Among Trauma-Exposed Inpatient Adolescents: The Role of Emotional Nonacceptance and Anxiety Symptom Severity. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2017;205:879-885 pubmed publisher