Emotional suppression in torture survivors: Relationship to posttraumatic stress symptoms and trauma-related negative affect
Psychiatry research, Volume 242, 2016, Pages 233-239.
Anxiety/Anxiety disordersCrossnationalLife events/stressMental disordersMinority groupsMore(5+)
While clinical reports suggest that torture survivors may try to suppress their emotions during torture, little is known about the use of emotional suppression following torture. In this study, 82 refugees and asylum-seekers (including 33 torture survivors) completed self-report measures of trait suppression, PTSD symptoms and baseline ne...More
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