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dc.contributor.advisorStark, Kevin Douglasen
dc.creatorMetz, Kristina Lynneen
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-24T15:33:35Zen
dc.date.available2012-02-24T15:33:35Zen
dc.date.issued2011-12en
dc.date.submittedDecember 2011en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/ETD-UT-2011-12-4497en
dc.descriptiontexten
dc.description.abstractThis report will provide an overview of the literature on predictive factors of the development of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in pediatric medical trauma patients as well as discuss the influence of cognitive development on the validity of such predictive factors. The report will propose that the validity of current predictive factors, including trauma memory, parental influence, and appraisals of the trauma and its sequelae, may alter across child development due to differences in cognitive abilities. In particular, the report proposes examining the following questions for pediatric patients (5 to 17 years of age) who have endured a medical trauma: 1) Are appraisal predictive values of PTSD moderated by age; 2) Is data-driven processing‟s predictive value of PTSD moderated by parental attitude of avoidance. The report additionally outlines hypotheses as well as proposes the methodology and statistics to examine the proposed hypotheses. Limitations as well as the importance of this study are discussed.en
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.language.isoengen
dc.subjectPost-Traumatic Stress Disorderen
dc.subjectPediatric traumaen
dc.titlePredictive factors of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in pediatric medical trauma patients : the influence of cognitive development on appraisal factorsen
dc.title.alternativeInfluence of cognitive development on appraisal factorsen
dc.date.updated2012-02-24T15:33:41Zen
dc.identifier.slug2152/ETD-UT-2011-12-4497en
dc.contributor.committeeMemberKeith, Timothy Z.en
dc.description.departmentEducational Psychologyen
dc.type.genrethesisen
thesis.degree.departmentEducational Psychologyen
thesis.degree.disciplineEducational Psychologyen
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Texas at Austinen
thesis.degree.levelMastersen
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Artsen


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