Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 5th, 2005
The psychological consequences of a terror attack may be particularly great for children who are exposed to the traumatic event. Previous studies have shown that children exposed to mass trauma have elevated post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms as well as symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Christina W. Hoven, DrPH, of the Columbia University Medical Center-New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City, and colleagues interviewed...
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