How One Paramedic is Recovering from PTSD – Journal of Emergency …
by B Vernon
Jan 15, 2016 – I’m a firefighter/paramedic. I love my job, always have. I’ve been a professional firefighter/paramedic for nine years. I’ve been in EMS for over a dozen. And I’m one of thousands in my field who now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It’s hard to even write the acronym. I’ve always placed …
PTSD: How Working As A Paramedic Left Me With A Mental Health …
May 9, 2017 – Many people often ask me: “You’re a paramedic, what’s the worst thing you’ve ever seen?”
EMDR: The Hidden Gem of PTSD Treatment | EMS World
Oct 10, 2017 – Many are aware that PTSD is common among first responders—what many aren’t aware of is the existence of EMDR, a highly successful, evidence-based treatment for post-traumatic stress.
Post-traumatic stress disorder among paramedic and hospital …
by S Iranmanesh – 2013 – Cited by 21 – Related articles
BACKGROUND: Paramedic and emergency personnel may encounter directly many events that threat their own wellbeing during their daily work. This study was conducted to examine the prevalence rate of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among two groups of paramedic and emergency personnel in south-east Iran.
Abstract · INTRODUCTION · METHODS · RESULTS
In Canada, Paramedics Are the Most Likely to Develop PTSD – VICE
Nov 6, 2013 – When a violent crime occurs, much is done to help the victim overcome their trauma. Sadly, this is not the case for the paramedics who are often the first people to arrive on the scene, and what they see can scar them for life.
Paramedic PTSD, where do I start? – Forums at Psych Central
May 19, 2013 – Hello to all, I am a Paramedic, I’ve been off the box for a couple of years now, and have had several memories that have always haunted anyway begin to haunt worse. I have been.
Had my first PTSD episode in front of paramedics Oct 12, 2014
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Tired Fire/Medic | My journey: Living with PTSD after my life as a First …
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[PDF]Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and The Emergency Responder
Paramedic/EMT levels of Post Traumatic Stress. Disorder (PTSD) are soaring. Intrusive re- experiencing of events is a primary source of. PTSD, where Paramedics (or others) relive the events of a traumatic incident over and over again in their mind. Such events for Paramedics include the screaming death of a child, …
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