TITLE

Stress Reliever

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Feb2007, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p130
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Paul Antonellis Jr., a retired fire chief from Salisbury, Massachusetts on his book about post-trautamic stress disorders (PTSD) in firefighters is presented. When asked on why he wrote the book, he said that he kept on hearing about firefighters having the disorder and are still on the job. He stresses that PTSD is an anxiety disorder, wherein the brain stays in a fight-mechanism and never come off it. He believes that talking to people suspected of having PTSD is important.
ACCESSION #
24176737

 

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