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Victim and Crime Factors Associated With the Development of Crime-Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

NCJ Number
130797
Author(s)
A Amick-McMullan, C L Best, D G Kilpatrick, H S Resnick, B E Saunders, L J Veronen
Date Published
January 1989
Length
16 pages
Annotation
Data from a sample of 391 adult female residents of Charleston County, South Carolina, of whom 294 were crime victims assessed for Crime-Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CR-PTSD), were used to examine the relationship between development of the disorder and various victim and crime characteristics. Of the 294 assessed victims, 82 were CR-PTSD positive and 212 were CR-PTSD negative.

Date Created: December 30, 1989