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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders: HELP
Articles by Thomas Greenhalgh
Based on 1 article published since 2010
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Between 2010 and 2020, Thomas Greenhalgh wrote the following article about Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic.
 
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1 Review Coroners and PTSD: Treatment Implications. 2018

Flannery, Raymond B / Greenhalgh, Thomas. ·Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. raymond_flannery@hms.harvard.edu. · Cambridge Health Alliance, Department of Psychiatry, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA. raymond_flannery@hms.harvard.edu. · National Public Safety Solutions, Inc., National Public Safety Solutions, Inc. , Burlington, MA, USA. ·Psychiatr Q · Pubmed #29651735.

ABSTRACT: Experimental studies have documented the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in first responders. These studies have routinely included police, firefighters, and paramedics. However, there is another group of first responders that are at risk for PTSD but that has received less research attention. This group is comprised of coroners. This paper reviewed the published data concerning coroners and PTSD and outlined various treatments for addressing coronial PTSD. The findings, the differing treatments, and a detailed methodological inquiry are presented. The need for a conceptual framework for the various other professional groups responding to critical incidents and a crisis intervention approach to address the psychological needs of both family survivors and coronial personnel are noted.