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A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders$
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Karestan C. Koenen, Sasha Rudenstine, Ezra Susser, and Sandro Galea

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199657018

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.001.0001

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Epidemiology of post-traumatic stress disorder

Epidemiology of post-traumatic stress disorder

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(p.111) Chapter 10 Epidemiology of post-traumatic stress disorder
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A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders
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Nicole R. Nugent

Ruth Brown

Kelcey Stratton

Ananda B. Amstadter

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0010

This chapter uses a life course approach to summarize the distribution and patterns of exposure to traumatic events and associated development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). First the literature is summarized in respect of samples from the USA on the epidemiology of PTSD, starting with childhood/adolescence and ending with older age. Second, patterns of PTSD are reviewed for other countries, both high and low income. Third, the means by which patterns of type of trauma exposure influence patterns of PTSD in respective communities are discussed.

Keywords:   post-traumatic stress disorder, life course epidemiology, trauma, trajectory

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