Psychiatric Comorbidity of Full and Partial Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Older Adults in the United States: Results From Wave 2 of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions

The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 04/24/2012

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among older adults in the United States is slightly more prevalent than previously reported and is associated with considerable psychiatric comorbidity and psychosocial dysfunction. Partial PTSD is associated with significant psychiatric comorbidity, particularly with mood and other anxiety disorders.

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