is the first in depth study ever conducted with a group of severely traumatized
patients who had been chronically hospitalized in psychiatric facilities.
The significance of this study lies not only in developing, adapting and
testing new methodologies but also in the scientific and clinical questions
it addresses. such as the relation between trauma and psychosis, the differential
diagnosis between traumatic psychosis and schizophrenia and the efficacy
of videotestimonies as a treatment intervention