PTSD, attention bias, and heart rate after severe brain injury

Reid, L.M., McMillan, T.M. and Harrison, A.G. (2011) PTSD, attention bias, and heart rate after severe brain injury. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 23(4), pp. 454-456. (doi: 10.1176/appi.neuropsych.23.4.454)

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Does “partial” posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occur after head injury? The authors found that attention bias to trauma-related threat stimuli and higher heart rate during trauma interview were not associated with PTSD symptom severity in 42 participants with severe head injury. They found no evidence for “partial” PTSD.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McMillan, Professor Tom
Authors: Reid, L.M., McMillan, T.M., and Harrison, A.G.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Health & Wellbeing > Mental Health and Wellbeing
Journal Name:Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences

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