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Heart rate responses to standardized trauma-related pictures in acute posttraumatic stress disorder.

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Physiological responses to trauma reminders are one of the core symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Nevertheless, screening measures for PTSD largely rely on symptom self-reports. It has been suggested that psychophysiological assessments may be useful in identifying trauma survivors with PTSD (Orr and Roth, 2000). This study investigated whether heart rate (HR) responses to standardized trauma-related pictures distinguish between trauma survivors with and without acute PTSD. Su...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology
Volume:
78
Issue:
1
Pages:
27-34
Publication date:
2010-10-05
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EISSN:
1872-7697
ISSN:
0167-8760
URN:
uuid:48af3c02-4044-4334-a5fc-f2785d720908
Source identifiers:
311179
Local pid:
pubs:311179

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