Posttraumatic stress disorder after peacekeeping missions
Personnel for taking medical care of the civilian populations in cases of natural disasters, technological accidents and supporting of military contingents for peacekeeping and peaceinforcing operations are preparing in the Military medical Detachment for emergency response at Military Medical Academy – Sofia.
Psychic condition of the participants is very important for the efficiency of the processing of the all mission.
A group of 110 male participants in the peacekeeping operation in Iraq are examined after six months mission. In this research are used questionnaire for posttraumatic stress disorders (PTSD) and card.
The received results are base for prognosis and tracing of late impact of war stress and their minimizing in this specific contingent of the Bulgarian army.
Quelle: MEDICAL CORPS INTERNATIONAL FORUM (MCIF) 2007/4