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[Psychiatric disorders of the contemporary battlefield].
Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2008 Jun; 24(144):572-6.PM

Abstract

This article presents the factors exerted an influence on psychiatric health status of participants of military missions and psychiatric disorders forming on the contemporary battlefield. The main stressors are threats being a result of duty in warfare, also hard climatic conditions, long-lasting separation from family, foreign language of local population, other customs, religion, caused alienation of mission personnel. Significant factors seem also dependences on duty and unofficial relationships prevailing in military environment. The consequence of survived psychiatric trauma being a result of short-lived incident or prolonged event are often acute stress disorder (ASD) or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Authors+Show Affiliations

Wojskowy Instytut Medyczny MON, Zakład Medycyny Morskiej i Tropikalnej w Gdyni. kktropmed@wp.pl

Pub Type(s)

English Abstract
Journal Article
Review

Language

pol

PubMed ID

18702347

Citation

Korzeniewski, Krzysztof. "[Psychiatric Disorders of the Contemporary Battlefield]." Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski : Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego, vol. 24, no. 144, 2008, pp. 572-6.
Korzeniewski K. [Psychiatric disorders of the contemporary battlefield]. Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2008;24(144):572-6.
Korzeniewski, K. (2008). [Psychiatric disorders of the contemporary battlefield]. Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski : Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego, 24(144), 572-6.
Korzeniewski K. [Psychiatric Disorders of the Contemporary Battlefield]. Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2008;24(144):572-6. PubMed PMID: 18702347.
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