8. The Occupational Implication of the Prolonged Effects of Repeated Exposure to Traumatic Stress

  1. Rick Hughes2,
  2. Andrew Kinder3 and
  3. Cary L. Cooper4
  1. Alexander C. McFarlane

Published Online: 9 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch8

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

How to Cite

McFarlane, A. C. (2012) The Occupational Implication of the Prolonged Effects of Repeated Exposure to Traumatic Stress, in International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support (eds R. Hughes, A. Kinder and C. L. Cooper), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

  2. 3

    Division of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), UK

  3. 4

    Lancaster University Management School, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Adelaide Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974131

Online ISBN: 9781119943242

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Keywords:

  • occupational implications, traumatic stress exposure;
  • delayed-onset PTSD;
  • delayed effects of exposure, to traumatic stress;
  • timing of onset of PTSD, exposure to traumatic events;
  • delayed-onset PTSD;
  • subsyndromal PTSD;
  • “Statements of Principle” for Australian veterans' service;
  • sensitization and kindling, in illness onset;
  • duty of care, managing repeated exposures;
  • concepts of sensitization and kindling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Delayed-Onset PTSD

  • The Issue of Subsyndromal PTSD

  • Other Post-traumatic Disorders?

  • The Relevance of Sensitization and Kindling to the Onset of Illness

  • Sensitization and Kindling in Determining Future Episodes

  • Sensitization and Kindling in Occupational Settings

  • Issue of Delay in Receiving Treatment

  • Emerging Issues

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References