n Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in identifying post-traumatic stress disorder
|Article Title||The use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in identifying post-traumatic stress disorder|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Author||E. Pretorius and H. Naude|
|Publication Date||Jan 2002|
|Pages||111 - 117|
Research has shown that stressful or traumatic experiences associated with law enforcement in the South African Police and Correctional services can lead to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In 2001 Peltzer examined the extent to which current and continuous exposure to traumatic experiences contributed to traumatic stress responses among 66 South African police officers.
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