Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Elderly.
Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur at any point in the life span and can last for decades. Chronic PTSD can affect quality of life and have a negative impact on physical function and health in the elderly and may be associated with premature aging and dementia. It is critical that clinicians screen for trauma-based symptoms and to treat as appropriate.
- Jakel, RJ
- May 2020
Volume / Issue
- 36 / 2
Start / End Page
- 353 - 363
Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States