The King's Cross fire. Part 2: The psychological injuries.


This paper describes the experiences of six people who received severe burns in the King's Cross Underground Station fire of 1987. They all developed post-traumatic stress disorder to varying levels of intensity and the problems of psychological intervention as they related to the patients' different mental defence mechanisms are outlined.

Sturgeon D1, Rosser R, Shoenberg P. | 1991
In: Burns, ISSN 0305-4179 | 17 | 1 | Feb | 10-13
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