Analysis of long-term stress reactions in emergency room patients: An initial study

@article{Talbert1995AnalysisOL,
  title={Analysis of long-term stress reactions in emergency room patients: An initial study},
  author={Frances Suzanne Talbert and Peggy J. Wagner and Lorraine C. Braswell and Sakina Husein},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings},
  year={1995},
  volume={2},
  pages={133-148}
}
The psychological stress reactions of 44 family medicine patients who were treated in the emergency room were examined approximately a year after the event. Patients were assessed on several psychological measures, including one for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and on their perception of how stressful the event was initially and now. Results show continuing stress reactions related to the emergency room event. Three patients endorsed symptoms indicating full PTSD and 13 appeared to… CONTINUE READING
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