Teachers' psychological reactions 7 weeks after the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This study assessed teachers' reactions to the Oklahoma City bombing. Peritraumatic reactions, the interaction of media exposure with stress from media coverage, feelings toward the perpetrators, and worry about safety predicted posttraumatic stress. Twenty percent reported difficulty handling demands; 5% sought counseling. Outreach efforts should assess and assist teachers.

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Cited Authors

  • Pfefferbaum, B; Pfefferbaum, RL; Gurwitch, RH; Doughty, DE; Pynoos, RS; Foy, DW; Brandt, EN; Reddy, C

Published Date

  • July 1, 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 74 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 263 - 271

PubMed ID

  • 15291703

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9432

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1037/0002-9432.74.3.263


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States