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Development and Application of PTSD and IES in Survivors after Disaster

WU Kan-Kan,;ZHANG Yu-Qing;<SPAN lang=EN-US style=   

  1. Center for Crisis Intervention, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
  • Received:2008-12-26 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2009-05-15 Published:2009-05-15
  • Contact: ZHANG Yu-Qing

Abstract: This article reviewed the development and application of a very popular self-evaluation tool: Impact of Event Scale (IES) and its revised version (IES-R), and reported some results on 956 survivors in using IES-R in Mianzhu, Sichuan. We referred that about half of the survivors will have the main symptoms of the PTSD and will have the significant differences in gender: female had high scores than male, who should accept the psychological intervention early

Key words: posttraumatic stress, PTSD, Impact of Event Scale (IES)

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