Comorbidity of PTSD Major Depression and Substance Use Disorder Among Adolescent Victims of the Spring 2011 Tornadoes in Alabama and Joplin Missour
Adams, Z.W., Danielson, C.K., Sumner, J.A., et al. (2015). Comorbidity of PTSD, Major Depression, and Substance Use Disorder Among Adolescent Victims of the Spring 2011 Tornadoes in Alabama and Joplin, Missouri. Psychiatry. 78(2):170-85.
The authors sampled a group of adolescents after the 2011 Joplin, Missouri tornadoes to determine the prevalence of negative emotional consequences and risk factors for those affected by the disaster. The authors highlight their findings and list screening variables that healthcare providers should consider to identify at-risk adolescents after a disaster.