Secondary disaster victims: the emotional effects of recovering and identifying human remains.

@article{Jones1985SecondaryDV,
  title={Secondary disaster victims: the emotional effects of recovering and identifying human remains.},
  author={David R. Jones},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1985},
  volume={142 3},
  pages={303-7}
}
The author conducted a questionnaire survey of the 592 U.S. Air Force personnel involved in transporting and identifying the bodies of the almost 1,000 persons who died in Jonestown, Guyana; 225 (38%) of the personnel involved returned the questionnaire, as well as 76 (22%) of 352 individuals who were not involved in the operation. The Guyana respondents reported significantly more short-term dysphoria, which was more pronounced in those younger than 25 years of age, those who were black, those… CONTINUE READING

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