Differences in PTSD prevalence and associated risk factors among World Trade Center disaster rescue and recovery workers.
- Published Article
The American journal of psychiatry
- Publication Date
Sep 01, 2007
Workers and volunteers in occupations least likely to have had prior disaster training or experience were at greatest risk of PTSD. Disaster preparedness training and shift rotations to enable shorter duration of service at the site may reduce PTSD among workers and volunteers in future disasters.
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