Traumatic Stress in Emergency Medical Technicians: Protective Role of Age and Education

KILIÇ C. , Inci F.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.26, no.4, pp.236-241, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.236-241


Objective: Some professions carry higher risk of being traumatised; health care workers, especially those working at emergency services, are at higher risk in this respect. This study aims to examine the psychological effects of different types of work-related traumatic events on emergency health care staff and possible protective effects of factors such as age, education and experience.