GAO report September 2004 (04-1068T) identifies a variety of health effects from the 9-11-01 terrorist attack, including injuries, respiratory conditions and mental health effects such as depression, anxiety, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Outlines programs such as the WTC Health Registry to monitor effects
Article by Susan Klitzman, DrPH and Nicholas Freudenberg, DrPH published in the American Journal of Public Health, March 2003 regarding the impact from 9-11 (2001) on public health and health care infrastructures. The authors describe and assess the strengths and weaknesses of the city’s response to the public health, environmental/ occupational health, and mental health dimensions of the attack in the first 6 months after the event. They also examine the impact on the city’s health care and social service system.