Tuesday, March 09, 2010

7/7 survivors fail to get treatment

On July the 7th, 2005 Islamic militants killed 52 people and injured 700 in a series of bomb attacks in London. Researchers from University College London have been tracing people caught up in the attacks. They found that while a third of them were suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder only 4% had been referred for specialist treatment by their GP. The study recommended that in future more people exposed to these kind of attacks are traced and offered treatment.

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