The development of acute post-traumatic stress disorder after orofacial injury: a prospective study in a large urban hospital.

TitleThe development of acute post-traumatic stress disorder after orofacial injury: a prospective study in a large urban hospital.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsGlynn, SM, Asarnow JR, Asarnow R, Shetty V, Elliot-Brown K, Black E, Belin TR
JournalJournal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Volume61
Issue7
Pagination785-92
Date Published2003 Jul
ISSN0278-2391
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Age Factors, Employment, Ethnic Groups, Facial Bones, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Hospitals, Public, Hospitals, Urban, Humans, Life Change Events, Los Angeles, Male, Mandibular Fractures, Marital Status, Maxillofacial Injuries, Mental Health, Mouth, Prospective Studies, Sex Factors, Skull Fractures, Social Support, Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic, Stress, Psychological
Abstract

Psychologic distress is a common outcome among trauma survivors. This report examines both the development and predictors of acute post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in a sample of US inner-city orofacial trauma survivors seeking treatment in a publicly funded hospital.

DOI10.1111/j.1541-0420.2011.01736.x
Alternate JournalJ. Oral Maxillofac. Surg.