Regulating acute posttrauma distress

Short Title:
Regulating acute posttrauma distress
Model System:
Burn
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J44063.
Journal:
Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
2002, vol. 23, issue 4, pp 249-257
Publication Website:
Abstract:
Study examined the effects of two coping methods, emotion-approach and emotion-avoidance, on the development and persistence of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms between 2 groups of burn survivors. In both groups, results indicated that subjects who used both mental distancing (emotion-avoidance) and venting (emotion-approach) had higher levels of symptoms than those who consistently used one method or the other. Implications of these findings are discussed.
Author(s):
Fauerbach, J. A.; Richter, L.; Lawrence, J. W.
Author Address(es):

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