Prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Iranian population following disasters and wars: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Sepahvand H, Hashtjini MM, Salesi M, Sahraei H, Jahromi GP.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a chronic psychiatric disorder that occurs as a result of an accident or life-threatening event. The purpose of our study was to examine the prevalence of PTSD in the Iranian population from 2000 to 2015 through a m...
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