Friday, March 30, 2012

New Study Finds 911 Dispatchers Are at Risk for PTSD

The stress of taking and responding to 911 calls can be traumatic for dispatchers, a new study finds. Taking calls about events such as officer shootings or children drowning in pools could have a lasting effect, according to the researchers, although only 3.5% of those surveyed reported symptoms severe enough to be considered PTSD.


911 Dispatchers At Risk For PTSD, Study Finds

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