1035 Mother Child Post Katrina Study

Study Description

Title

1035 Mother Child Post Katrina Study

Creator

Mary Lou Kelley

Abstract

This study examined trajectories of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in Hurricane Katrina affected youth. A total of 426 youth at 6 schools (age 8 –16 years) completed assessments at 4 time points post-disaster. Measures included Hurricane impact variables (initial loss/disruption and perceived life threat); history of family and community violence exposure, parent and peer social support, and post-disaster posttraumatic stress symptoms. Parents completed self-report questionnaires; children completed questionnaires in small groups at school.

PACT/R Dataset Number

1035

Principal Investigator / Dataset Creator

Mary Lou Kelley

Number of assessment points

4

Study language

English

PI Institution

Louisiana State University

Inclusion criteria

Children living in New Orleans and the surrounding area when Hurricane Katrina made landfall, attending one of six schools in the area.

Coverage

Date
2005 - 2007
Geographical Coverage Description

United States

Country
US

Funding

Grant Number
2008-ST-061-ND0001
Description

US Department of Homeland Security - Award Number: 2008-ST-061-ND

Grant Number
R21MH78148
Description

US National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Data

Analysis Unit
Individual
Analysis Unit

Child exposed to an index potentially traumatic event

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