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Q Fever: Control Measures Overview for Clinicians

Mental Health

  • Most people will experience normal emotional distress following exposure to the perceived or actual intentional release of a pathogen. A few will develop psychological illness depending on the circumstances of their exposure. Specific psychotherapeutic or psychopharmacologic treatments might be useful to treat post-traumatic stress disorders, anxiety disorders, or depression that might occur in some patients in the aftermath of exposure.
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