Posttraumatic stress disorder: a serious post-earthquake complication.

  title={Posttraumatic stress disorder: a serious post-earthquake complication.},
  author={Mudassir Farooqui and Syed Mustafeel Aser Quadri and Sajid S Suriya and Muhammad Adnan Khan and Muhammad Ovais and Zohaib Sohail and Samra Shoaib and Hassaan Tohid and Muhammad Zaigham Hassan},
  journal={Trends in psychiatry and psychotherapy},
  volume={39 2},
Objectives Earthquakes are unpredictable and devastating natural disasters. They can cause massive destruction and loss of life and survivors may suffer psychological symptoms of severe intensity. Our goal in this article is to review studies published in the last 20 years to compile what is known about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurring after… CONTINUE READING