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Title Disasters and mental health / edited by Juan José López-Ibor [and others]
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : J. Wiley, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 275 pages)
Contents What is a disaster? / Juan Jose Lopez-Ibor -- Psychological and psychopathological consequences of disasters / Carol S. Fullerton and Robert J. Ursano -- Psychiatric morbidity following disasters : epidemiology, risk and protective factors / Alexander C. McFarlane -- Re-evaluating the link between disasters and psychopathology / Rachel Yehuda and Linda M. Bierer -- Psychological interventions for people exposed to disasters / Mordechai (Moty) Benyakar and Carlos R. Collazo -- Organization of mental health services for disaster victims / Louis Crocq [and others] -- The experience of the Kobe earthquake / Naotaka Shinfuku -- The experience of the Marmara earthquake / Peykan G. Gokalp -- The experience of the Athens earthquake / George N. Christodoulou, Thomas J. Paparrigopoulos and Constantin R. Soldatos -- The experience of the Nairobi US embassy bombing / Frank Njenga and Caroline Nyamai -- The New York experience : terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 / Lynn E. DeLisi -- The experience of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster / Johan M. Havenaar and Evelyn J. Bromet -- The experience of the Bhopal disaster / R. Srinivasa Murthy -- The Latin American and Caribbean experience / Jose Miguel Caldas de Almeida and Jorge Rodriguez -- The Israeli experience / Arieh Y. Shalev -- The Palestinian experience / Eyad El Sarraj and Samir Qouta -- The experience of Bosnia-Herzegovina : psychosocial consequences of war atrocities on children / Syed Arshad Husain -- The Serbian experience / Dusica Lecic-Tosevski and Saveta Draganic-Gajic -- The Croatian experience / Vera Folnegovic Smalc -- Statement by the World Psychiatric Association on mental health implications of disasters
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Disaster victims -- Mental health.
Disasters -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Disasters -- Psychological aspects.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Stress Disorders, Traumatic -- psychology.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author López-Ibor Aliño, J. J. (Juan José), 1941-2015.
ISBN 0470021241 (electronic bk.)
9780470021248 (electronic bk.)