- Indirect exposure to the September 11 terrorist attacks: does symptom structure resemble PTSD?
Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
J Trauma Stress 21:30-9. 2008
..Indirect exposure to a traumatic event appears to induce a response with a similar symptom structure as responses to direct exposure...
- A group randomized trial of critical incident stress debriefing provided to U.S. peacekeepers
Amy B Adler
US Army Medical Research Unit Europe, Heidelberg, Germany
J Trauma Stress 21:253-63. 2008
..SMC), higher perceived organizational support (vs. SO), and more alcohol problems than SMC and SO. Soldiers reported that they liked CISD more than the SMC, and CISD did not cause undue distress...
- Heterogeneity in the course of posttraumatic stress disorder: trajectories of symptomatology
Benjamin D Dickstein
National Center for PTSD, VA BostonHealthcare System, and Department of Psychology, Boston University, USA
J Trauma Stress 23:331-9. 2010
..Results from this study add to the literature detailing the variability in PTSD course, as well as to the literature pertaining to predictors of PTSD onset and course...
- Treatment-related reductions in PTSD and changes in physical health symptoms in women
Jillian C Shipherd
Women s Health Sciences Division 116B 3, VA Boston Healthcare System, National Center for PTSD, 150 South Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, 02130, USA
J Behav Med 37:423-33. 2014
..Thus, PTSD treatment can have beneficial effects on self-reported physical health symptoms, even without direct treatment focus on health per se, and is not accounted for by shifts in health behavior...
- Posttraumatic stress symptomatology as a mediator of the relationship between warzone exposure and physical health symptoms in men and women
Jennifer Schuster Wachen
VA Boston Healthcare System, National Center for PTSD, Women s Health Sciences Division, Boston, MA 02130, USA
J Trauma Stress 26:319-28. 2013
..No significant interactions with sex emerged. These findings suggest the important influence of PSS on physical health symptoms for both men and women...
- Twenty-four-hour ambulatory assessment of heart rate and blood pressure in chronic PTSD and non-PTSD veterans
Todd C Buckley
National Center for PTSD VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02131 4817, USA
J Trauma Stress 17:163-71. 2004
..Moreover, the PTSD group showed greater BP reactivity during times of affective distress than the non-PTSD group. The health care implications of these findings are discussed, as are directions for future research...