4 in 10 Security Guards Suffer PTSD, Study Finds

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Mark Button comments on research that finds 40% of Security Guards suffer with PTSD

Period14 Apr 2021

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  • Title4 in 10 Security Guards Suffer PTSD, Study Finds
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletMedicineNet
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    DescriptionMany British security guards have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to frequent verbal and physical abuse, researchers report.

    Their interviews with 750 private security guards in the United Kingdom revealed that nearly 40% had symptoms of PTSD, and also that security guard companies provide them with little mental health support
    Producer/AuthorRobert Preidt
    PersonsMark Button