Psychological Effects of Terrorism and War


Robert Ursano
* Chairman and Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services, University School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland

Rona M. Fields
* Clinical and Consulting Psychologist, Associates in Community Psychology Inc.

If you are like many Americans, the events of September 11, and the weeks following may be taking a toll on your mental health. According to one survey, the use of anti-depressants and anti-anxiety drugs are in the rise. Join Ira Flatow on the next Science Friday for a look at the psychological effects of terrorism and war.



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