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Trajectories of posttraumatic stress disorders among children after the Wenchuan earthquake: a four-year longitudinal study
Liang, Yiming1,2; Cheng, Jin3; Zhou, Yueyue1,2; Liu, Zhengkui1,2
Corresponding AuthorLiu, Zhengkui(liuzk@psych.ac.cn)
2019
Source PublicationEUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOTRAUMATOLOGY
ISSN2000-8198
Volume10Issue:1Pages:11
AbstractBackground: Previous research has demonstrated heterogeneous patterns of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among children following disasters. However, no clear consensus has been reached regarding the postdisaster trajectories of PTSD among children. Objective: The current study examined the trajectories of PTSD among children after exposure to the Wenchuan earthquake and explored potential predictors of distinct PTSD trajectories. Methods: A four-year longitudinal study was conducted to follow 301 children who were evaluated for PTSD symptoms following the Wenchuan earthquake. Trauma exposure and some pre-existing characteristics were measured at four months after the disaster, and PTSD symptoms were measured at 4, 16, 29, 40 and 52 months after the disaster. The trajectories were identified with Latent Growth Mixture Modelling, and the predictors were explored with multinomial logistic regression. Results: The following three latent PTSD trajectories were found among children: resilient (74.9%), relapsing (17.7%) and recovery (7.5%). Trauma exposure was more likely to be related to a more severe trajectory of PTSD, having experienced prequake trauma was more likely to be related to the recovery trajectory and school 2 was more likely to be related to the relapsing trajectory. Conclusion: These findings provide novel insights into children's postdisaster response patterns. Individual heterogeneity existed in posttraumatic reactions. This longer-term longitudinal study captured more detailed and accurate information about the development of these trajectories. Trauma exposure and previous traumatic experience were linked to malignant development of PTSD.
KeywordPosttraumatic stress disorder trajectories children Wenchuan earthquake longitudinal study
DOI10.1080/20008198.2019.1586266
Indexed BySCI
Language英语
Funding OrganizationPioneer Initiative of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Feature Institutes Program ; Consulting and Appraising Project of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Funding ProjectPioneer Initiative of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Feature Institutes Program[TSS-2015-06] ; Consulting and Appraising Project of Chinese Academy of Sciences[Y7CX134003]
WOS Research AreaPsychology ; Psychiatry
WOS SubjectPsychology, Clinical ; Psychiatry
WOS IDWOS:000461624000001
PublisherTAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
WOS KeywordHIGHLY EXPOSED POPULATIONS ; SYMPTOM TRAJECTORIES ; RESILIENCE ; SURVIVORS ; YOUTH ; ADOLESCENTS ; ATTACKS ; NUMBER ; PTSD
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Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.psych.ac.cn/handle/311026/28594
Collection中国科学院心理健康重点实验室
Corresponding AuthorLiu, Zhengkui
Affiliation1.Inst Psychol, CAS Key Lab Mental Hlth, Beijing, Peoples R China
2.Univ Chinese Acad Sci, Dept Psychol, Beijing, Peoples R China
3.Beijing Sport Univ, Sch Psychol, Beijing, Peoples R China
First Author AffilicationKey Laboratory of Mental Health, CAS
Corresponding Author AffilicationKey Laboratory of Mental Health, CAS
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Liang, Yiming,Cheng, Jin,Zhou, Yueyue,et al. Trajectories of posttraumatic stress disorders among children after the Wenchuan earthquake: a four-year longitudinal study[J]. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOTRAUMATOLOGY,2019,10(1):11.
APA Liang, Yiming,Cheng, Jin,Zhou, Yueyue,&Liu, Zhengkui.(2019).Trajectories of posttraumatic stress disorders among children after the Wenchuan earthquake: a four-year longitudinal study.EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOTRAUMATOLOGY,10(1),11.
MLA Liang, Yiming,et al."Trajectories of posttraumatic stress disorders among children after the Wenchuan earthquake: a four-year longitudinal study".EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOTRAUMATOLOGY 10.1(2019):11.
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