Active shooter and terrorist event-related posttraumatic stress and depression: Television viewing and perceived safetyCarol S. Fullerton, Holly B. Herberman Mash, Joshua C. Morganstein, & Robert J. UrsanoDisaster Med Public Health Preparedness. July 2019. Vol. 13, No. 3; 570-57 [PubMed]
A newly published study by CSTS scientists examined the relationship of sniper-related TV viewing and perceived safety to posttraumatic stress and depressive symptoms during the 2002 Washington, DC sniper attacks. Findings suggest that limiting media exposure during a terrorist event may be an area of intervention.