Mental health impact of 9/11 Pentagon attack: validation of a rapid assessment tool.

@article{Jordan2004MentalHI,
  title={Mental health impact of 9/11 Pentagon attack: validation of a rapid assessment tool.},
  author={Nikki N. Jordan and Charles W. Hoge and Steven K Tobler and James D Wells and George J. Dydek and Walter E Egerton},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={284-93}
}
BACKGROUND Following the tragic events of 9/11/2001, the Pentagon Post Disaster Health Assessment (PPDHA) survey was created to identify healthcare needs and concerns among Pentagon personnel and to assure that appropriate care and information was provided. The PPDHA was fielded from October 15, 2001, to January 15, 2002. Fundamental in this assessment was the evaluation of the mental health impact as a result of the attack. METHODS Although a number of standardized instruments exist for… CONTINUE READING

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