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Secondary Symptoms

  • Kirtland C. Peterson
  • Maurice F. Prout
  • Robert A. Schwarz
Part of the The Springer Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)

Abstract

Usually the clinical picture presented by patients with PTSD is not restricted to those symptoms and clusters outlined in the diagnostic criteria. An understanding of secondary features of the disorder is important for a variety of reasons. First, it promotes a more total understanding of the patient’s problems and difficulties, and thus aids in treatment planning and more holistic therapeutic intervention.

Keywords

Ptsd Symptom Death Anxiety Vietnam Veteran Secondary Feature Secondary Symptom 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kirtland C. Peterson
    • 1
  • Maurice F. Prout
    • 2
  • Robert A. Schwarz
    • 2
  1. 1.Staub-Peterson: Consultation, Training, Development, Inc.GreensboroUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Graduate Clinical PsychologyWidener UniversityChesterUSA

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