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Validating the primary care posttraumatic stress disorder screen and the posttraumatic stress disorder checklist with soldiers returning from combat.
The purpose of the research was to assess the diagnostic efficiency of the Primary Care Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Screen (PC-PTSD) and the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist (PCL) asExpand
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The Impact of a Military Air Disaster on The Health of Assistance Workers: A Prospective Study
The worst peacetime disaster in United States Army history occurred on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland. A charter airline carrying 248 soldiers home from peacekeeping duties in the SinaiExpand
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Insomnia as predictor versus outcome of PTSD and depression among Iraq combat veterans.
OBJECTIVES The study conducted a longitudinal assessment of insomnia as an antecedent versus consequence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression symptoms among combat veterans. Expand
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A group randomized trial of critical incident stress debriefing provided to U.S. peacekeepers.
In a group randomized trial of critical incident stress debriefing (CISD) with platoons of 952 peacekeepers, CISD was compared with a stress management class (SMC) and survey-only (SO) condition.Expand
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Psychological responses of rescue workers: fire fighters and trauma.
The psychological responses of two groups of fire fighters were examined following the performance of rescue work. Four types of responses were reported: identification with the victims, feelings ofExpand
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Handling bodies after violent death: strategies for coping.
Interviews with and observations of experienced and inexperienced personnel were conducted to determine their coping strategies before, during, and after their work with the bodies of people who hadExpand
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Timing of postcombat mental health assessments.
509 Army Soldiers (who had returned within the previous week from a 12-month deployment to Iraq) participated in a study to examine changes in psychological symptoms between homecoming and 120 daysExpand
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A2 diagnostic criterion for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder.
Individuals trained to respond to a potentially traumatic event may not experience the posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) A2 diagnostic criterion of fear, helplessness, or horror and yet may stillExpand
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Leadership as a predictor of stigma and practical barriers toward receiving mental health treatment: a multilevel approach.
The present research examined positive and negative leadership behaviors as predictors of stigma and practical barriers to mental health treatment. Soldiers completed measures of noncommissionedExpand
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