Posttraumatic stress responses in children: awareness and practice among a sample of pediatric emergency care providers.

@article{Ziegler2005PosttraumaticSR,
  title={Posttraumatic stress responses in children: awareness and practice among a sample of pediatric emergency care providers.},
  author={Michael F Ziegler and Michael H Greenwald and Michael A Deguzman and Harold Simon},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={115 5},
  pages={1261-7}
}
BACKGROUND Research suggests that up to 4 of 5 children experience symptoms of an acute stress response (ASR) after a motor vehicle-related injury, and approximately 25% will develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The degree to which physicians recognize this problem has not been reported. Our objective was to evaluate current awareness and practices… CONTINUE READING