Open Universiteit
   About DSpace Software Open Universiteit border=

DSpace at Open Universiteit >
f. Psychology >
1. PSY: publications and preprints >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1820/2340

Title: Identifying Persons at Risk for PTSD after trauma with TSQ in the Netherlands
Authors: Dekkers, A.M.M
Olff, M
Näring, G.W.B.
Keywords: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
screening
Trauma
ptsd
Issue Date: Feb-2010
Publisher: Springer
Citation: Community Ment Health J (2010) 46:20–25
Abstract: Early identification of subjects at risk for developing a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is important. Brewin and colleagues (2002) developed an effective screening instrument for this purpose, the Trauma Screening Questionnaire [TSQ]. In this study, we validated the Dutch version of the TSQ in a sample of victims of different traumas. The results show that at cut-off score of 7 on the TSQ, most subject with PTSD were identified correctly. We found a moderate positive correlation between PTSD and the severity of complaints. We also found a significant relation between the TSQ and depression symptoms, but not between the TSQ and other anxiety disorders. This study indicates that the Dutch version of the TSQ can be a useful instrument identifying future cases of PTSD
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1820/2340
ISSN: 0010-3853 (print version)
1573-2789 (electronic version)
Appears in Collections:1. PSY: publications and preprints

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
Dekkers-Olff-Naring-CMH-2010.pdf192.6 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
View Statistics

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Valid XHTML 1.0! Copyright © 2003 - 2010 Open Universiteit - Feedback