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›› 2009, Vol. 17 ›› Issue (3): 527-531.

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PTSD in Primary and Secondary School Students Resume School in Another Place after the Wenchuan Earthquake and its Impact on Mental Health

FAN Yi-Ming1;SUN Yuan-Quan;GONG Rui-Ying;WANG Peng;GAO Feng-Qiang   

  1. Department of Psychology, Shandong Normal University, Jinan 250014, China
  • Received:2008-12-06 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2009-05-15 Published:2009-05-15
  • Contact: GAO Feng-Qiang

Abstract: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is delayed and long-term durative mental disorders resulted from sudden, threatening or catastrophic life events. The clinical manifestations of PTSD include re-experience the trauma, easy-irritated emotion and evasive behavior. It has impact on mental health. Test primary and secondary school students resume school after the earthquake to comprehend the situation of their PTSD and mental health. The result shows that: the students have a high detection rate of both PTSD and SCL-90, different sex and grade have different negative effects by earthquake, their mental health situation also have differences.

Key words: resume school in another place, primary and secondary school students, PTSD, mental health

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