About half of those reporting emotional stress several years after the event said they didn't seek care for it, suggesting their quality of life may be suffering, says study coauthor Robert Brackbill, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
A third survey is under way and the results will be available within two years, Brackbill
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Asthma and posttraumatic stress symptoms 5 to 6 years following exposure to the World Trade Center terrorist attack.
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