publication . Article . 2013

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Parents and Youth After Health-Related Disasters

Sprang, Ginny; Silman, Miriam;
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  • Published: 25 Apr 2013
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
AbstractObjectivesThis study investigated the psychosocial responses of children and their parents to pandemic disasters, specifically measuring traumatic stress responses in children and parents with varying disease-containment experiences.MethodsA mixed-method approach using survey, focus groups, and interviews produced data from 398 parents. Adult respondents completed the University of California at Los Angeles Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index (PTSD-RI) Parent Version and the PTSD Check List Civilian Version (PCL-C).ResultsDisease-containment measures such as quarantine and isolation can be traumatizing to a significant portion of children and pa...
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free text keywords: Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Psychosocial, Pandemic, Medicine, business.industry, business, Human factors and ergonomics, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Injury prevention, Poison control, Traumatic stress, Occupational safety and health, Suicide prevention
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