Compares a newly developed Spanish version of the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist-Civilian Version (PCL-C) with the established English version, to be used to study the mental health consequences of community violence.
Uses longitudinal data collected from young adult survivors of community violence to examine the relationship between recall of peritraumatic dissociation and the severity of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms.
Examines the relationship between acculturation and peritraumatic dissociation in a sample of 304 physically injured Latino survivors of community violence and finds that retaining cultural traditions does not necessarily promote mental health.
Homicide in Los Angeles is on the rise again. Before accepting any of the canned explanations, we ought to take a closer look. Once we know what's really going on, we have a chance to design strategies that work.