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Does Early Psychological Intervention Promote Recovery From Posttraumatic Stress?

Abstract:

In the wake of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, more than 9,000 counselors went to New York City to offer aid to rescue workers, families, and direct victims of the violence of September 11, 2001. These mental health professionals assumed that many New Yorkers were at high risk for developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and they hoped that their interventions would mitigate psychological distress and prevent the emergence of this syndrome. Typically developing in res...

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10.1111/1529-1006.01421

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychological science in the public interest : a journal of the American Psychological Society
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
Pages:
45-79
Publication date:
2003-11-05
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EISSN:
2160-0031
ISSN:
1529-1006
URN:
uuid:113e5991-1bf5-468e-a9f5-cc165a10a799
Source identifiers:
311196
Local pid:
pubs:311196
Language:
English

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