Does posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affect performance?
LeBlanc, Vicki R.Regehr, CherylJelley, R. BlakeBarath, Irene
Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
Research has increasingly identified alarming levels of traumatic stress symptoms in individuals working in emergency services and other high stress jobs. This study examined the effects of prior critical incident exposure and current posttraumatic symptoms on the performance of a non-patient population, police recruits, during an acutely stressful event.