The impact of pretrauma analogue GAD and posttraumatic emotional reactivity following exposure to the September 11 terrorist attacks: a longitudinal study.

@article{Farach2008TheIO,
  title={The impact of pretrauma analogue GAD and posttraumatic emotional reactivity following exposure to the September 11 terrorist attacks: a longitudinal study.},
  author={Frank J Farach and Douglas S. Mennin and Rita L Smith and Matthew Mandelbaum},
  journal={Behavior therapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={262-76}
}
The relation between analogue generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) assessed the day before the events of September 11, 2001 (9/11) and long-term outcome was examined in 44 young adults who were directly exposed the following day to the terrorist attacks in New York City. After controlling for high exposure to the attacks, preattack analogue GAD was associated with greater social and work disability, loss of psychosocial resources, anxiety and mood symptoms, and worry, but not symptoms of… CONTINUE READING