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Trauma Exposure and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Canadian Military
Objective: To estimate the lifetime prevalence of trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among a representative, active military sample, and to identify demographic and military variables that modulate ...
Validation of the WHOQOL-BREF in a Sample of Male Treatment-Seeking Veterans
We examined the psychometric properties of a quality of life measure, the WHOQOL-BREF, in male treatment-seeking veterans. A sample of 131 veterans at an outpatient clinic completed a mail-in survey that included the ...
Longitudinal Analysis of Quality of Life Across the Trauma Spectrum
Objective: Few longitudinal studies have examined the relationship between trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in relation to quality of life or have been designed to consider the relationships between ...
Place and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Research on traumatic stress has focused largely on individual risk factors. A more thorough understanding of risk factors may require investigation of the contribution of neighborhood context, such as the associations ...
Suicidal Ideation, Plans, and Attempts Among Public Safety Personnel in Canada
Substantial media attention has focused on suicide among Canadian Public Safety Personnel (PSP; e.g., correctional workers, dispatchers, firefighters, paramedics, police). The attention has raised significant concerns about ...
Emotional Face Processing in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after Reconsolidation Impairment Using Propranolol: A Pilot fMRI Study
Individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) exhibit exaggerated emotional reactions to threatening stimuli, which may represent deregulated fear-conditioning, associated with long-term adaptations in the sympathetic ...