Should we debrief and counsel people who have had psychological shock?

Christopher B Del Mar
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (5): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb04760.x
Published online: 2 September 2002

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  • Christopher B Del Mar

  • Centre for General Practice, Medical School, University of Queensland, QLD, 4006.



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