Differences in PTSD prevalence and associated risk factors among World Trade Center disaster rescue and recovery workers.

  title={Differences in PTSD prevalence and associated risk factors among World Trade Center disaster rescue and recovery workers.},
  author={Megan A. Perrin and Laura DiGrande and Katherine S Wheeler and Lorna E. Thorpe and Mark R. Farfel and Robert M Brackbill},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={164 9},
OBJECTIVE This study compared the prevalence and risk factors of current probable posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) across different occupations involved in rescue/recovery work at the World Trade Center site. METHOD Rescue and recovery workers enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Registry who reported working at the World Trade Center site (N=28,962) were included in the analysis. Interviews conducted 2-3 years after the disaster included assessments of demographic characteristics… 

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