Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Initial validation of self-reported trajectories in military veterans

Buy Article:

$54.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

Previous research suggests that functioning after potentially traumatic events tends to follow discrete trajectories. This research is limited in that longitudinal data can be difficult to collect. The aim of the current study was to examine self-reported trajectories in military veterans using an online survey. Consistent with longitudinal work, those who reported chronic distress reported higher symptoms of PTSD and Depression, higher negative affect, lower social support, and less satisfaction with life than those on a resilient trajectory. Two change trajectories demonstrated intermediate scores on relevant measures. These results provide support for a retrospective method to assess trajectories of posttrauma functioning.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: Assessment; posttraumatic adjustment; trajectory; validation; veterans

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Cohen Veteran Center, New York University Langone School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA 2: Department of Psychology, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Publication date: January 2, 2016

More about this publication?
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more