Coping with War-Induced Stress: The Gulf War and the Israeli Response / Edition 1

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This book addresses key issues relating to war-induced stress experienced by different Israeli populations during the Gulf War. Author Zahava Solomon presents results of extensive studies on various stress indicators; how families cope with stess; gender differences in coping with stressors; and studies on children during and after the war. She also provides a unique insight into the role of Israel's mental health professionals during the war.

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Addresses key issues relating to the psychological trauma experienced by different Israeli subpopulations during the Gulf War, drawing on research by Israeli mental health professionals. Presents results of research on stress indicators, how families coped with stress, gender differences, and children during and after the war. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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'A well written story about how one society reacts to crisis.'
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306447884
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/1994
  • Series: Springer Series on Stress and Coping
  • Edition description: 1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 254
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

The War that Was not a War. The General Population: From High Stress to Moderate Habituation. Forced Intimacy: The Israeli Family in the Gulf War. Men and Women at War. Children in the Line of Fire. Holocaust Survivors in the Gulf War. The Evacuees. Psychiatric Patients: Stressed, Buffered, or Forced to Cope? Soldiers in Restraint. Mental Health Professionals in the Public Arena. Index.

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