BRINGING THE TRAUMA HOME: SPOUSES OF PARAMEDICS

@article{Regehr2005BRINGINGTT,
  title={BRINGING THE TRAUMA HOME: SPOUSES OF PARAMEDICS},
  author={Cheryl Regehr},
  journal={Journal of Loss and Trauma},
  year={2005},
  volume={10},
  pages={114 - 97}
}
  • C. Regehr
  • Published 16 February 2005
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Loss and Trauma
ABSTRACT Paramedics are exposed to events involving suffering and tragedy and consequently may experience posttraumatic stress symptoms and depression. Family support is a primary mediator of these reactions, yet family members may be vulnerable to transmitted stress and distress. This qualitative study explores the impact of trauma exposure on spouses of paramedics. Issues identified included managing everyday job stress, safety fears, and dealing with the paramedic's emotional reactivity and… 

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