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Survivor guilt in a posttraumatic stress disorder clinic sample

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Survivor guilt is a commonly used term, but little research has addressed its prevalence in clinical samples. A UK traumatic stress clinic sample was systematically assessed for survivor guilt over an 18-month period. Over a third (38.5%) of participants had survived an event in which others died and 90% of survivors reported feelings of survivor guilt. Surviving a fatal traumatic event was associated with higher levels of suicidality, but not PTSD or depression. Guilt about surviving was ass...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/15325024.2018.1507965

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge
Journal:
Journal of Loss and Trauma More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
7
Pages:
600-607
Publication date:
2019-01-22
Acceptance date:
2017-11-08
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EISSN:
1532-5032
ISSN:
1532-5024
Language:
English
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pubs:967274
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uuid:f54a4e52-3987-4fb1-8bb6-043f76dbef1a
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pubs:967274
Source identifiers:
967274
Deposit date:
2019-01-31

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