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The relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder and affective disorder
  1. Kate Roberts, Medical Student,
  2. Suzanne Robbins, Clinical Psychologist

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    Report by Kate Roberts, Medical StudentSearch checked by Suzanne Robbins, Clinical Psychologist


    A short-cut review was carried out to establish whether the presence of affective disorder in victims of assault alters the chances of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In all, 133 papers were found using the reported searches, of which 8 presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study …

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