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RTW: Police personnel and PTSD

A. Richey

The researchers explore the RTW of police suffering from PTSD in the Netherlands, undergoing BEP treatment.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder characterised by clinical features of re-experiencing the event/s, as well as avoidance and hyperarousal.  In some occupations, PTSD can be considered a work related disorder, particularly where there is a high risk of experiencing a traumatic event, as with firefighters, police and ambulance personnel. While Police experience more traumatic events than the general popul...

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