Does Early Psychological Intervention Promote Recovery From Posttraumatic Stress?

@article{McNally2003DoesEP,
  title={Does Early Psychological Intervention Promote Recovery From Posttraumatic Stress?},
  author={R. McNally and R. Bryant and A. Ehlers},
  journal={Psychological Science in the Public Interest},
  year={2003},
  volume={4},
  pages={45 - 79}
}
  • R. McNally, R. Bryant, A. Ehlers
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological Science in the Public Interest
  • In the wake of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, more than 9,000 counselors went to New York City to offer aid to rescue workers, families, and direct victims of the violence of September 11, 2001. These mental health professionals assumed that many New Yorkers were at high risk for developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and they hoped that their interventions would mitigate psychological distress and prevent the emergence of this syndrome. Typically developing in… CONTINUE READING
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