Describing the Mental Health Profile of First Responders: A Systematic Review [Formula: see text].

@article{Jones2017DescribingTM,
  title={Describing the Mental Health Profile of First Responders: A Systematic Review [Formula: see text].},
  author={S R L J Jones},
  journal={Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={200-214}
}
BACKGROUND First responders (FRs) are responsible for providing multiple services during various critical events. Considering the frequency, nature, and intensity of duty-related traumatic exposures, the cumulative impact on FRs' mental health is of paramount importance. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this systematic review was to describe how duty-related trauma exposure can affect the comprehensive mental health profile of FRs, including firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and… CONTINUE READING

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