Using Latent Class Analysis to Support theICD-11Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Diagnosis in a Sample of Homeless Adults
Renee Armstrong, Lisa Phillips, Nathan Alkemade, Meaghan Louise O'Donnell
Journal of Traumatic Stress | WILEY | Published : 2020
The 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), ratified at the World Health Assembly in May 2019, introduced revised diagnostic guidelines for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as a separate diagnosis of complex PTSD (CPTSD). We aimed to test the new ICD-11 symptom structure for PTSD and CPTSD in a sample of individuals who have experienced homelessness. Experiences of trauma exposure and the associated mental health outcomes have been underresearched in this population. A sample of adults experiencing homelessness (N = 206) completed structured and semi-structured interviews that collected information about trauma exposure and symptoms of PTSD and CPT..View full abstract
This research was funded by Sacred Heart Mission, VincentCare, Inner South Community Health, MIND, and the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust.