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Q Does the Child Trauma Screening Questionnaire predict which children are at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder after a traumatic accident?
Diagnostic cohort study.
Three hospitals in South East Queensland, Australia; time period not stated.
135 children (84 boys and 51 girls; aged 7–16 years) admitted to hospital following traumatic accidents (eg, car and bike accidents, falls, burns, dog attacks, and sporting injuries). Exclusions: intellectual impairment, children not speaking fluent English, head injury, children in foster care, and children with an accident as a result of child abuse.
Child Trauma Screening Questionnaire (CTSQ) and the Children’s Impact of Events Scale (CIES) both administered within 2 weeks of the accident.
DSM-IV diagnosis full or subsyndromal post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) 6 months after the …
For correspondence: Justin Kenardy, PhD, MAPS, CONROD, Level 3, Mayne Medical School, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland, Australia 4006;
Sources of funding: The National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia and the Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine.
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