- Report: Critical Incident Stress Needs Managed. // Occupational Hazards;Aug2002, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p20
Focuses on the post-traumatic stress disorder of emergency responders after continued threats of terrorism in the U.S. Signs and symptoms of the disorder; Suggestions for coping emotionally after a disaster; Impact of the disorder in the lives of the families of firefighters.
- MANAGING STRESS AT WORK AND HOME. McEvoy, Mike // Fire Engineering;Jun2002, Vol. 155 Issue 6, p41
Offers tips in managing stress at work and home among firefighters. Advantages of defining what is stress or post-traumatic stress disorder; Importance of immediately addressing stress disorders; Improvement of firefighters relationship skills.
- Trauma research. // Crisis Response Journal;2012, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p5
The article reports on the result of the research project by Dr. Marc Lougassi, which revealed that 90% of Israeli firefighters he interviewed exhibited symptoms of full or partial Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
- ERRATUM. // European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience;2003, Vol. 253 Issue 3, p163
Presents the list of authors of the article "Alterations in Brain Activation in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Patients With Severe Hyperarousal Symptoms and Impulsive Aggressiveness," which were omitted in the 2003 issue of European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience."
- THIS IS HOW WE LIVE. // New Scientist;5/11/2002, Vol. 174 Issue 2342, p40
Relates the experience of the author in Gaza Strip. Description of Gaza City; Effects of bombings on the children; Development of acute symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
- Exposure to Traumatic Incidents and Prevalence of Posttraumatic Stress Symptomatology in Urban Firefighters in Two Counties. Corneil, Wayne; Beaton, Randal; Murphy, Shirley; Johnson, Clark; Pike, Ken // Journal of Occupational Health Psychology;Apr1999, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p131
The article compares duty-related trauma exposures and the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder in U.S. and Canadian firefighters. Professional fire fighting is acknowledged to be among the most dangerous and stressful of occupations. Urban firefighters, who often are trained emergency...
- The role of cognitive schemata in the development of posttraumatic stress disorder: results of cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. Dudek, Bohdan; Szymczak, Wiesław // International Journal of Occupational Medicine & Environmental H;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p29
Objective: There are two theories (by Horowitz and by Foa) which attempt at explaining the process of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) development by information dissonance. The purpose of the present study was to verify these theories via cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. Materials...
- Rescuing the Rescuers. Bischoff, Glenn // Fire Chief Exclusive Insight;8/ 1/2011, p4
The article highlights the emotional and behavioral issues experienced by firefighters. According to retired firefighter David Byrnes, he was a heavy drinker all his life and the emotional traumas he experienced in the fire service as well as the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from which...
- Trends of Elevated PTSD Risk in Firefighters Exposed to the World Trade Center Disaster: 2001--2005. Berninger, Amy; Webber, Mayris P.; Cohen, Hillel W.; Gustave, Jackson; Lee, Roy; Niles, Justin K.; Chiu, Sydney; Zeig-Owens, Rachel; Soo, Jackie; Kelly, Kerry; Prezant, David J. // Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 125 Issue 4, p556
Objectives. We identified trends in the prevalence of elevated posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) risk as determined by the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY)-modified PTSD Checklist in World Trade Center (WTC)-exposed firefighters. We also examined trends in relation to WTC...