The impact of a military air disaster on the health of assistance workers. A prospective study.

@article{Bartone1989TheIO,
  title={The impact of a military air disaster on the health of assistance workers. A prospective study.},
  author={Paul T. Bartone and Robert J. Ursano and Kathleen M. Wright and Larry H Ingraham},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={1989},
  volume={177 6},
  pages={317-28}
}
The worst peacetime disaster in United States Army history occurred on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland. A charter airline carrying 248 soldiers home from peacekeeping duties in the Sinai Desert crashed after a refueling stop, killing all on board. After the crash, Army family assistance workers were appointed to help the surviving family members of each dead soldier. While substantial attention has been paid to the impact of sudden disasters on survivors and bereaved relatives, little… CONTINUE READING
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