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Penn Researchers Show Relationship with Working Dogs Protects Handlers from PTSD

"For these search-and-rescue workers," said Melissa Hunt, the associate director of the clinical training program in the School of Arts and Sciences' Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, "we saw rates of severe psychopathology and post-traumatic stress disorder that are well below what has been reported in other first responder groups, especially a number of years out from the attacks."

Posted Friday, October 5, 2012

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Phoenix Fire Department Debuts PTS Training Program

Learn about the mental health issues EMS providers may encounter with these patients.

Posted Friday, March 16, 2012

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Heroes to Hometowns

EMS providers should be aware of the psychological characteristics and physical injuries common to Veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq.

Posted Tuesday, March 1, 2011


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