Dan Nothmann, PsyD, Editor
A sampling of recent articles on PTSD focusing on factors of reslience. Boelen PA, Lenferink LIM. (2017) “Experiential acceptance and trait-mindfulness as predictors of analogue post-traumatic stress.” Psychology and Psychotherapy. 2017 Jul 14. doi: 10.1111/papt.12138. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28707425.
OBJECTIVES: Experiential acceptance and trait-mindfulness are associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after traumatic events. This study was a preliminary attempt to examine (1) associations of experiential acceptance and trait-mindfulness with post-traumatic stress (PTS) associated with negative, but not necessarily traumatizing, life events (‘analogue’ PTS), (2) the role of these variables in the context of neuroticism as well as worry and rumination – two other regulatory strategies associated with PTS, and (3) the impact of pre-trauma tendencies towards experiential acceptance and mindfulness on analogue PTS.
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