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[The psychological preparation of Zala Special Rescue Team for operating during crises]

SZABÓ József, HORVÁTH Péter

JUNE 20, 2018

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2018;28(04-05)

[The experiences of interventions in disasters and crises of the last decade evidenced that in addition to the professional state forces specially equipped and mentally prepared volunteer and professional rescue groups were necessary operated. The goal of this article is to demonstrate the importance of psychological preparation for helpers and the risks of its hiatus during an intervention. The preparation of Zala Special Rescue Team is presented in our article along with its results. Authors’ review in connection with the rescue team members, their stress pressure, and the possible strategies was based on their long-term experience and relevant literature. ]

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