Disasters and Mental Health / Edition 1

Disasters and Mental Health / Edition 1

by Juan Jose Lopez-Ibor Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470021233

ISBN-13: 9780470021231

Pub. Date: 11/22/2004

Publisher: Wiley

This title provides a comprehensive overview of clinical, epidemiological, psychobiological, psychosocial and service organization aspects of disaster psychiatry.  It takes a practical approach and includes a series of reports on significant experiences made in this field in various regions of the world. 

  • An Unbiased and reliable reference point,

Overview

This title provides a comprehensive overview of clinical, epidemiological, psychobiological, psychosocial and service organization aspects of disaster psychiatry.  It takes a practical approach and includes a series of reports on significant experiences made in this field in various regions of the world. 

  • An Unbiased and reliable reference point, endorsed by the WPA
  • Includes contributions from internationally acclaimed experts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470021231
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/22/2004
Series:
World Psychiatric Association Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors.

Preface (Lopez-Ibor et al).

1. What is a Disaster? (Lopez-Ibor).

2. Psychological and Psychopathological Consequences of Disasters (Fullerton and Ursano).

3. Psychiatric Morbidity following Disasters: Epidemiology, Risk and Protective Factors (McFarlane).

4. Reevaluating the Link between Disasters and Psychopathology (Yehuda and Bierer).

5. Psychological Interventions for People Exposed to Disasters (Benyakar and Collazo).

6. Organization of Mental Health Services for Disaster Victims (Crocq et al).

Mental Health Consequences of Disasters: Research Reports.

7. The Experience of the Kobe Earthquake (Shinfuku).

8. The Experience of the Marmara Earthquake (Gokalp).

9. The Experience of the Athens Earthquake (Christodoulou et al)

10. The Experience of the Nairobi US Embassy Bombing (Njeng and Nyamai).

11. The Experience of the New York September 11 Terroristic Attack (DeLisi et al).

12. The Experience of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster (Havenaar and Bromet).

13. The Experience of the Bhopal Disaster (Murthy).

14. The Latin American and Caribbean Experience (Caldas de Ameida and Rodriguez).

15.  The Israeli Experience (Shalev).

16. The Palestinian Experience (El Sarraj and Qouta).

17. The Experience of Bosnia-Herzegovina: Psychosocial Consequences of War Atrocities on Children (Husain).

18. The Serbian Experience (Lecic-Tosevski and Draganic-Gajic).

19. The Croatian Experience (Folnegovic Smalc).

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