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On comparing competing structural models of PTSD: comments on Miller et al.
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PMID:  20848579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this commentary, the author evaluates the results and conclusions of Miller et al. (2010) with respect to the debate surrounding the posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) structural models of King, Leskin, King, and Weathers (1998) and Simms, Watson, and Doebbeling (2002). Although Miller et al. are to be commended for attempting to move this literature forward through a comparative assessment of the models' respective convergent and discriminant validities, the author questions their conclusions based on the data presented. His read of their data, in the context of the broader literature, is that the Simms model has advantages over the King model with respect to discriminant validity. It is premature to declare a winner in the ongoing debate on the merits of these structural models.
Authors:
Leonard J Simms
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of traumatic stress     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1573-6598     ISO Abbreviation:  J Trauma Stress     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8809259     Medline TA:  J Trauma Stress     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  639-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA. ljsimms@buffalo.edu
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Comment On:
J Trauma Stress. 2010 Oct;23(5):631-8   [PMID:  20839312 ]
Comment In:
J Trauma Stress. 2010 Oct;23(5):642-4   [PMID:  20806358 ]

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