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Psychiatry Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 274121, 5 pages
Research Article

Posttraumatic Symptoms and Posttraumatic Growth of Israeli Firefighters, at One Month following the Carmel Fire Disaster

1The Community Stress Prevention Centre, 11016 Kiryat Shmona, Israel
2Department of Psychology, Tel Hai Academic College, 12210 Kiryat Shmona, Israel

Received 8 August 2012; Revised 12 November 2012; Accepted 6 December 2012

Academic Editor: C. Robert Cloninger

Copyright © 2013 Dmitry Leykin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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