Characteristics of acute stress symptoms and nitric oxide concentration in young rescue workers in Taiwan

@article{Yeh2002CharacteristicsOA,
  title={Characteristics of acute stress symptoms and nitric oxide concentration in young rescue workers in Taiwan},
  author={Chin-bin Yeh and James F. Leckman and Fang-jung Wan and I-shin Shiah and Ru-Band Lu},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={112},
  pages={59-68}
}
Disaster workers as well as victims are at increased risk for acute stress disorder (ASD). The present study was undertaken to study the course of the stress response in a group 187 young, male military personnel who served as rescue workers for 3 days after an earthquake in central Taiwan. A control group of 83 young, male military personnel who remained on the base was also studied. The initial evaluation took place within 16 days of the earthquake. Participants were interviewed using the… CONTINUE READING
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