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Paranoia and post-traumatic stress disorder in the months after a physical assault: a longitudinal study examining shared and differential predictors.

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BACKGROUND: Being physically assaulted is known to increase the risk of the occurrence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms but it may also skew judgements about the intentions of other people. The objectives of the study were to assess paranoia and PTSD after an assault and to test whether theory-derived cognitive factors predicted the persistence of these problems. METHOD: At 4 weeks after hospital attendance due to an assault, 106 people were assessed on multiple symptom measu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1017/s003329171300038x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Thompson, C More by this author
Vorontsova, N More by this author
Carter, LA More by this author
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychological medicine Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
12
Pages:
2673-2684
Publication date:
2013-12-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:c710fee2-78aa-4427-870e-591bc657f65d
Source identifiers:
390885
Local pid:
pubs:390885

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