Academic journal article European Journal of Psychotraumatology

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Academic journal article European Journal of Psychotraumatology

Corrigendum

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Corrigendum

Regarding the paper 'Longitudinal course of physical and psychological symptoms after a natural disaster' by Lars Wahlström, Hans Michélsen, Abbe Schulman, Hans Backheden, Riitta Keskinen-Rosenqvist

Published in European Journal of Psychotraumatology 2013. Citation: European Journal of Psychotraumatology 2013, 4 : 21892 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/ejpt.v4i0.21892

The first name of one of the authors is wrong, namely Backheden, whose correct name is Magnus Backheden.

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Lars Wahlström, Hans Michélsen, Abbe Schulman, Magnus Backheden, Riitta Keskinen-Rosenqvist

Published: 20 February 2014

Longitudinal course of physical and psychological symptoms after a natural disaster

Lars Wahlström, Hans Michélsen, Abbe Schulman, Magnus Backheden and Riitta Keskinen-Rosenqvist

Abstract

Background : After disaster, physical symptoms are common although seldom recognized due to lack of knowledge of the course of symptoms and relation to more studied psychological symptoms.

Objective : This study aimed to investigate the change in the reporting of different physical symptoms after a disaster, including possible factors for change, and whether psychological symptoms predict physical symptoms reporting at a later point in time.

Method : A longitudinal study of citizens of Stockholm who survived the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. A total of 1,101 participants completed questionnaires on somatic symptoms, general distress, posttraumatic stress, exposure, and demographic details 14 months and 3 years after the disaster. Physical symptoms occurring daily or weekly during the last year were investigated in four symptom indices: neurological, cardiorespiratory, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal. …

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