Ageing and psychological response during the post-SARS period.

  title={Ageing and psychological response during the post-SARS period.},
  author={Tatia M. C. Lee and Iris Chi and Lawrence W M Chung and K L Chou},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  volume={10 3},
We studied the psychological impact of the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) to understand if age and residential location were risk factors associated with post-traumatic disturbance, namely intrusion, avoidance, and hyperarousal. One hundred and forty-six volunteers belonging to four groups classified along the dimensions of age (middle-aged versus older-aged) and location (high SARS-prevalent regions versus low SARS-prevalent regions), participated in this study. After… CONTINUE READING