A meta-analysis of prevalence rates and moderating factors for cancer-related post-traumatic stress disorder – Abbey – 2014 – Psycho-Oncology – Wiley Online Library

The cancer experience is sufficiently traumatic to induce PTSD in a minority of cancer survivors. Post-hoc analyses suggest that those who are younger, are diagnosed with more advanced disease and recently completed treatment may be at greater risk of PTSD.

via A meta-analysis of prevalence rates and moderating factors for cancer-related post-traumatic stress disorder – Abbey – 2014 – Psycho-Oncology – Wiley Online Library.

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