The Marchioness disaster: preliminary report on psychological effects


The psychological after-effects on 27 survivors of the Marchioness riverboat disaster of 20 August 1989 are described. On measures of intrusive memories and psychological difficulties these subjects are significantly higher than population norms, and somewhat higher than psychiatric in-patient populations. Personality measures taken after the disaster show that neuroticism scores are very much higher than population norms, but personality measures were not correlated with distress.

Thompson J1, Chung MC, Rosser R | 1994
In: The British journal of clinical psychology, ISSN 0144-6657 | 33 | Pt. 1 | Feb | 75-77;jsessionid=B853E3533D1A16B36D5D6EFACD6ACB85.f01t04
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