Post-traumatic automatism

David V Baldwin dvb at
Sun Dec 15 23:57:22 EST 1996

Mike Kelly wrote:
> Has anybody seen post-traumatic authomatism with violence?  If so, 
> would you please let me have any references.

A quick search of the PILOTS online PTSD database using the term
automatism brought up the 5 references listed below:

Result S1: 5 citations in the *PILOTS* file.

Author: Brahams, Diana.
 Title: *Automatism* and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Source: Lancet (ISSN: 0023-7507), v. 335, no. 8701, pp. 1333 (2
June            1990).

Author: Bisson, Jonathan I.
 Title: *Automatism* and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Source: British Journal of Psychiatry (ISSN: 0007-1250), v. 163,
pp.            830-832 (December 1993).

Author: Riley, Brian;  Smith, J C.
 Title: *Automatism*.
Source: Criminal Law Review (ISSN: 0011-135X), pp. 256-258 (April 1990).

Author: Erdreich, Marius.
 Title: Sectorial *automatism*: a further development.
Source: Medicine and Law (ISSN: 0723-1393), v. 13, no. 1-2, pp. 167-175 

Author: Van der Hart, Onno;  Horst, Rutger.
 Title: The dissociation theory of Pierre Janet.
Source: Journal of Traumatic Stress (ISSN: 0894-9867), v. 2, no. 4, pp. 
        397-412 (October 1989).

The PILOTS database is compiled by the National Center for PTSD, and
housed at Dartmouth University Library.  There is a telnet link to it on
Page 3 of my Trauma Information Pages website (URLs in sig file).  

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