alexa Vicarious Trauma in Mental Health Professionals Following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

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Vicarious Trauma in Mental Health Professionals Following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

ome research evidence has suggested that mental health clinicians who provide services following massive disasters are at risk for developing symptoms of vicarious trauma (VT). This pilot study was conducted following the unprecedented terrorist attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001. Objectives: 1) To identify risk and protective factors of VT in a sample of mental health professionals who provided services to victims of 9/11. 2) To compare and contrast the findings of the survey with other published studies. Method: A group of mental health professionals who provided services to New York City residents affected by 9/11 were surveyed on the first year anniversary of the terrorist attacks...Read More

 

 
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