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Josh Klapow, Ph.D., clinical associate professor of psychology, School of Public Health
- The round the clock efforts by first responders can only last so long, yet the crisis in East Texas is going to go for days, weeks, months.
- Stamina and endurance drop
- Adrenaline is not enough in a sustained operation
- This is very different experience from a short term emergency which can lead to exhaustion, anxiety, frustration, anger, aggression, and hopelessness.
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