The development of acute post-traumatic stress disorder after orofacial injury: a prospective study in a large urban hospital.
|Title||The development of acute post-traumatic stress disorder after orofacial injury: a prospective study in a large urban hospital.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2003|
|Authors||Glynn, SM, Asarnow JR, Asarnow R, Shetty V, Elliot-Brown K, Black E, Belin TR|
|Journal||Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons|
|Date Published||2003 Jul|
|Keywords||Adolescent, 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|
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.
|Alternate Journal||J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg.|