Accession Number:

AD1084714

Title:

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress 2011

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Jan 2011,31 Dec 2011

Corporate Author:

UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIV OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES BETHESDA MD BETHESDA United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

The Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress CSTS was established in 1987 to address U. S. Department of Defense concerns around the psychological impact and health consequences resulting from the traumatic impact of 1 the possibility, or actual use, of weapons of mass destruction WMD during combat, acts of terrorism or hostage events 2 combat, peacemaking, peacekeeping, and operations other than war 3 natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, or floods and, 4 more common stress producing events such as physical assaults and motor vehicle, shipboard, or airplane accidents in both the uniformed and civilian communities.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Psychology
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE