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

NCJ Number
130797
Journal
Behavior Therapy Volume: 20 Dated: (1989) Pages: 199-214
Author(s)
D G Kilpatrick; B E Saunders; A Amick-McMullan; C L Best; L J Veronen; H S Resnick
Date Published
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 Published: January 1, 1989