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Traumatic Incident Stress

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This online fact sheet explains how disasters and their aftermath may involve traumatic incidents—and therefore traumatic incident stress—for emergency and other disaster responders. It highlights the physical, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral symptoms of stress that disaster responders may experience, as well as tips and resources to assist responders in taking care of their own physical, mental, and emotional health.
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)