Crisis intervention: a review.

R. B. Flannery, G. S. Everly

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Abstract

Critical incidents are sudden, unexpected, often life-threatening time-limited events that may overwhelm an individual's capacity to respond adaptively. Frequently, extreme critical incident stressors may result in personal crises, traumatic stress, and even Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. This paper presents a concise, fully-referenced, state-of-the-art review of crisis intervention procedures within the context of Critical Incident Stress Management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-125
Number of pages7
JournalInternational journal of emergency mental health
Volume2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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