We, in the United States, are not the only country wherein individuals and religious groups condone disparagement of other religions. The travesty of violence against the country’s long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims by the Buddhists of Myanmar is an example in a long list that stretches across millenniums.
Much like war or rape, fire is shocking, life-threatening, unrelenting, and the damage is permanent. This puts firefighters at a high risk for PTSS. A few studies have also looked at what factors might put firefighters at greater risk for the development of PTSD. A number of risk factors for PTSD among firefighters have been identified.