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Survey Paper | Medicine Science | Albania | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017
Psychiatric Morbidity in Survivors of a Blast
Ariana Reli, Ariel Como
The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of PTSD among the survivors in the population of Gerdeci village. This is a cross-sectional study. 10.5 % survivors studied fulfilled the criteria for PTSD. PTSD was more common in patients who had witnessed the death of close relative or sustained injuries themselves. Psychiatric complications of these disasters have not been studied systematically. Present paper is an attempt to stress the importance of psychological aspects of these incidents. In the management of survivors psychological aspects should not be neglected.
Keywords: post-traumatic stress disorder, symptoms, prevalence
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017
Pages: 59 - 60
How to Cite this Article?
Ariana Reli, Ariel Como, "Psychiatric Morbidity in Survivors of a Blast", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20177481, Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017, 59 - 60
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