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The network structure of ICD-11 Disorders Specifically Associated with Stress: Adjustment Disorder, Prolonged Grief Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (2022)
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Karatzias, T., Knefel, M., Maercker, A., Cloitre, M., Reed, G., Bryant, R., …Hyland, P. (2022). The network structure of ICD-11 Disorders Specifically Associated with Stress: Adjustment Disorder, Prolonged Grief Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD. Psychopathology, 55, 226-234. https://doi.org/10.1159/000523825

Introduction: The ICD-11 includes a new grouping for “Disorders Specifically Associated with Stress” that contains revised descriptions of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Adjustment Disorder (AjD) and new diagnoses in the form of Complex PTS... Read More about The network structure of ICD-11 Disorders Specifically Associated with Stress: Adjustment Disorder, Prolonged Grief Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD.

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder in asylum seekers and victims of trafficking: treatment considerations (2021)
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Jowett, S., Argyriou, A., Scherrer, O., Karatzias, T., & Katona, C. (2021). Complex post-traumatic stress disorder in asylum seekers and victims of trafficking: treatment considerations. BJPsych Open, 7(6), Article e181. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2021.1007

Asylum-seekers experience high levels of traumatic events pre, post, and during migration. Polytraumatisation is associated with Complex PTSD (CPTSD), which has not yet been extensively explored in this population. CPTSD is a prevalent and highly dis... Read More about Complex post-traumatic stress disorder in asylum seekers and victims of trafficking: treatment considerations.

Psychological trauma at different developmental stages and ICD-11 CPTSD: The role of dissociation (2021)
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Jowett, S., Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., & Hyland, P. (2022). Psychological trauma at different developmental stages and ICD-11 CPTSD: The role of dissociation. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 23(1), 52-67. https://doi.org/10.1080/15299732.2021.1934936

Background: Dissociation is commonly reported by individuals who meet criteria for PTSD and Complex PTSD. However, the association between the age of trauma exposure, dissociation and CPTSD is not well understood. The current study aimed to test whet... Read More about Psychological trauma at different developmental stages and ICD-11 CPTSD: The role of dissociation.

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) for DSM–5 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults with intellectual disabilities: A case study review. (2016)
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Jowett, S., Karatzias, T., Brown, M., Grieve, A., Paterson, D., & Walley, R. (2016). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) for DSM–5 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults with intellectual disabilities: A case study review. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 8(6), 709-719. https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000101

Objective: People with intellectual disabilities may be at a greater risk for exposure to traumatic events and consequently develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Although eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an established... Read More about Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) for DSM–5 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults with intellectual disabilities: A case study review..

Adverse life events and health: A population study in Hong Kong (2015)
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Karatzias, T., Yan, E., & Jowett, S. (2015). Adverse life events and health: A population study in Hong Kong. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 78(2), 173-177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2014.11.024

Objective: Although the effects of adverse life events on mental health have been well documented in the literature, there has never been a population based study that investigated systematically the association between history of adverse life even... Read More about Adverse life events and health: A population study in Hong Kong.