Ptsd and a physical condition 70 were diagnosed with

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Unformatted text preview: 39% Spirometric abnormalities 42%, three ­quarters of which were low forced capacity •  Depression 28% •  PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) 32% •  Panic disorder 21% •  •  •  •  The Lancet, Volume 378, Issue 9794, Pages 898  ­ 905, 3 September 2011 Including Mental Responses •  48% were diagnosed with asthma and a mental disorder •  38% were diagnosed with sinusitis and a mental disorder •  43% were diagnosed with GERD and a mental disorder •  69% were diagnosed with PTSD and a physical condition •  70% were diagnosed with depression and a physical condition •  72% were diagnosed with panic disorder and a physical condition Counterintuitive Findings •  Exposed firefighters had a 58% lower rate of lung cancer compared to the general population. •  Why? •  Firefighters tend to have healthier lifestyles than the general...
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2012 for the course GRG 357 taught by Professor Elkins during the Spring '12 term at University of Texas.

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