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A cross-country psychiatric screening of ICD-11 disorders specifically associated with stress in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

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Ben-Ezra, M., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Maercker, A., Hamama-Raz, Y., Lavenda, O., …Shevlin, M. (2020)
A cross-country psychiatric screening of ICD-11 disorders specifically associated with stress in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2020.1720972
Background The Global Forum for Health Research, with the support of the World Health Organization, highlighted the need to prioritize mental health research in Africa. The i...

Lifetime interpersonal victimization profiles and mental health problems in a nationally representative panel of trauma-exposed adults from the United Kingdom

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Charak, R., Vang, M. L., Shevlin, M., Ben-Ezra, M., Karatzias, T., & Hyland, P. (2020)
Lifetime interpersonal victimization profiles and mental health problems in a nationally representative panel of trauma-exposed adults from the United Kingdom. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 33(5), 654-664. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22527
Exposure to traumatic events has been associated with negative psychological outcomes. There is, however, a dearth of research on revictimization (i.e., experiences of victimi...

Does requiring trauma exposure affect rates of ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD? Implications for DSM-5

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Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., Mcelroy, E., Ben-Ezra, M., Cloitre, M., & Brewin, C. R. (in press)
Does requiring trauma exposure affect rates of ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD? Implications for DSM-5. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000908
Objective: There is little evidence that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is more likely to follow traumatic events defined by Criterion A than non-Criterion A stressors. ...

Multiple and interpersonal trauma are risk factors for both post‐traumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder: A systematic review on the traumatic backgrounds and clinical characteristics of comorbid post‐traumatic stress disorder/borderline personality disorder groups versus single‐disorder groups

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Jowett, S., Karatzias, T., & Albert, I. (2020)
Multiple and interpersonal trauma are risk factors for both post‐traumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder: A systematic review on the traumatic backgrounds and clinical characteristics of comorbid post‐traumatic stress disorder/borderline personality disorder groups versus single‐disorder groups. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 93(3), 621-638. https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12248
Background: Both BPD and PTSD are associated with exposure to traumatic events and are highly comorbid. No review to date has addressed the clinical presentations and traumati...

The relationship between interpersonal trauma and substance misuse in pregnancy – a narrative review of the literature

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Waddell, N., & Karatzias, T. (2019)
The relationship between interpersonal trauma and substance misuse in pregnancy – a narrative review of the literature. British Journal of Midwifery, 27(9), 578-588. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.9.578
Background There is a strong body of evidence supporting associations between interpersonal trauma (IPT) and substance use; however, this tends to focus on associations betwee...

Treating Adults With Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using a Modular Approach to Treatment: Rationale, Evidence, and Directions for Future Research

Journal Article
Karatzias, T., & Cloitre, M. (2019)
Treating Adults With Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using a Modular Approach to Treatment: Rationale, Evidence, and Directions for Future Research. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 32(6), 870-876. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22457
ICD-11 complex PTSD (CPTSD) is a new condition and therefore there are as yet no clinical trials evaluating interventions for its treatment. In this paper, we provide the rati...

The mediating role of early maladaptive schemas in the relationship between childhood traumatic events and complex posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in older adults (>64 years)

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Vasilopoulou, E., Karatzias, T., Hyland, P., Wallace, H., & Guzman, A. (2020)
The mediating role of early maladaptive schemas in the relationship between childhood traumatic events and complex posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in older adults (>64 years). Journal of Loss and Trauma, 25(2), 141-158. https://doi.org/10.1080/15325024.2019.1661598
The current study investigated the mediating role of Early Maladaptive Schemas (EMS) in the association between childhood trauma and Complex PTSD (CPTSD) symptom severity in a...

Childhood trauma and suicidal behaviour: Exploring psychological mediators

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Grandison, G. Childhood trauma and suicidal behaviour: Exploring psychological mediators. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2070615
Background: Childhood trauma is an oft cited risk factor for suicidal behaviour, however, the reasons behind this relationship are not well understood. This project aimed to u...

The efficacy of a psychoeducational intervention for the stabilisation of complex interpersonal trauma symptomatology in female offenders

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Mahoney, A. The efficacy of a psychoeducational intervention for the stabilisation of complex interpersonal trauma symptomatology in female offenders. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2086402
Interpersonal trauma is endemic in female prisons. Implementing trauma informed interventions to assist the recovery of women in custody has long been advocated for. It has be...

Shattered Expectations: The experience of care provider interaction from the perspectives of women with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Post Childbirth, and midwives. An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis.

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Patterson, J. Shattered Expectations: The experience of care provider interaction from the perspectives of women with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Post Childbirth, and midwives. An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2086503
Background: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-Post Childbirth (PTSD-PC) has important implications for mothers, children, families, and healthcare services. Interpersonal factors...

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