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Peritraumatic Distress in Accident Survivors: An Indicator for Posttraumatic Stress, Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms, and Posttraumatic Growth

By Daisuke Nishi, Masato Usuki and Yutaka Matsuoka

Submitted: February 22nd 2011Reviewed: July 14th 2011Published: January 20th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/27745

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Daisuke Nishi, Masato Usuki and Yutaka Matsuoka (January 20th 2012). Peritraumatic Distress in Accident Survivors: An Indicator for Posttraumatic Stress, Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms, and Posttraumatic Growth, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders in a Global Context Emilio Ovuga, Md, PhD, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/27745. Available from:

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