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    ICD-11 complex PTSD among Israeli male perpetrators of intimate partner violence: Construct validity and risk factors


    Gilbar, Ohad and Hyland, Philip and Cloitre, Marylene and Dekel, Rachel (2018) ICD-11 complex PTSD among Israeli male perpetrators of intimate partner violence: Construct validity and risk factors. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 54. pp. 49-56. ISSN 0887-6185

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    Abstract

    The International Classification of Diseases 11th Version (ICD-11) will include Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) as a unique diagnostic entity comprising core PTSD and DSO (disturbances in self-organization) symptoms. The current study had three aims: (1) assessing the validity of CPTSD in a unique population of male perpetrators of intimate partner violence; (2) examining whether exposure to different types of traumatic events would be associated with the two proposed CPTSD factors, namely PTSD or DSO; and (3) assessing the differential association of various sociodemographic and symptom characteristics with each factor. Participants were 234 males drawn randomly from a sample of 2600 men receiving treatment at 66 domestic violence centers in Israel. Data were collected using the International Trauma Questionnaire (ITQ) – Hebrew version. Confirmatory factor analysis supported the factorial validity of ICD-11 CPTSD. Cumulative lifetime trauma and physical childhood neglect were associated with PTSD and DSO, while cumulative childhood violence exposure was associated only with DSO. Anxiety was associated only with DSO; depression more strongly with DSO than PTSD. Religious level contributed only to PTSD; compulsory military service only to DSO. The study supports the distinction between PTSD and DSO in the CPTSD construct and introduces the role of cultural variables.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: PTSD; CPTSD; ICD-11; International trauma questionnaire; ITQ; Intimate partner violence; Confirmatory factor analysis; CFA;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Psychology
    Item ID: 13292
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2018.01.004
    Depositing User: Philip Hyland
    Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2020 14:32
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Anxiety Disorders
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Refereed: Yes
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