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Partners' ratings of combat veterans' PTSD symptomatology.
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PMID:  10378169     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The current study examined the concordance of combat veterans' scores on the Mississippi Scale for Combat-Related PTSD, with scores on a parallel version of that instrument completed by partners to assess veterans' symptoms. Further, the study examined the impact of quality of the marital relationship on score concordance. Bivariate and multiple regression were used with a sample of 466 veteran-partner dyads obtained from the National Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Study. There was moderate agreement in symptom reporting between veterans and their partners and little evidence to suggest that the quality of the relationship impacted upon the association between partner and veteran scores.
C T Taft; L A King; D W King; G A Leskin; D S Riggs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of traumatic stress     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0894-9867     ISO Abbreviation:  J Trauma Stress     Publication Date:  1999 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-10-12     Completed Date:  1999-10-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8809259     Medline TA:  J Trauma Stress     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  327-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
Women's Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Combat Disorders / psychology*
Interpersonal Relations*
Marriage / psychology*
Psychological Tests
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic / diagnosis,  psychology*
Veterans / psychology

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