Introduction and Statement of Goals

  • Karen F. DeppaEmail author
  • Judith Saltzberg
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Fire book series (BRIEFSFIRE)


Firefighter emergency responders routinely face work-related stresses. Violent, graphic incidents are a well-documented but unavoidable part of the job (Fisher and Etches 2003; Meyer et al. 2012). So, too, are the risks for behavioral health problems associated with those stresses (Sliter et al. 2014 ; Wilmoth 2014 ).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BrookevilleUSA
  2. 2.University of PennsylvaniaWynnewoodUSA

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