The epidemiology of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder in a representative cohort of young people in England and Wales

The Lancet Psychiatry

Fecha de publicación: March 2019


Autores: Stephanie J Lewis, MRCPsych., Prof Louise Arseneault, PhD.,
Prof Avshalom Caspi, PhD., Helen L Fisher, PhD., Timothy Matthews, PhD., Prof Terrie E Moffitt, PhD., et al.

Background: Despite the emphasis placed on childhood trauma in psychiatry, comparatively little is known about the epidemiology of trauma and trauma-related psychopathology in young people. We therefore aimed to evaluate the prevalence, clinical features, and risk factors associated with trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in young people.

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