The results indicate that the rate of PTSD among incarcerated female delinquents not only is higher than that in the general population but surpasses the incidence of PTSD among incarcerated male delinquents. In addition, those who suffer from PTSD also tend to exhibit higher levels of distress and lower levels of self-restraint.

Source:
  • Cauffman E, Feldman SS, Waterman J, Steiner H.

  • Release Date: November, 1998