Textbook of Disaster Psychiatry

Textbook of Disaster Psychiatry

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by Robert J. Ursano
     
 

Originally published in 2007, this was the first textbook to focus on disaster psychiatry.See more details below

Overview

Originally published in 2007, this was the first textbook to focus on disaster psychiatry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521852357
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2007
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.83(d)

Meet the Author

Robert J. Ursano is Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland.

Carol S. Fullerton is Research Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland. She is also the Scientific Director of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress.

Lars Wiesaeth is Professor of Psychiatry at the Division of Disaster Psychiatry at the University of Oslo, Norway, and Director of the Norwegian Armed Forces Joint Medical Service.

Beverley Raphael is Professor of Population Mental Health and Disasters and Director of the Centre for Disasters and Terrorism at the University of Western Sydney. She is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, at the University of Queensland and holds professorial appointments at the Universities of Sydney, New South Wales and Newcastle.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Individual and community responses to disasters Robert J. Ursano, Carol S. Fullerton, Lars Weisaeth and Beverley Raphael; Part II. Foundations of Disaster Psychiatry: 2. Epidemiology of disaster mental health Carol S. North; 3. Children and disasters: public mental health approaches Robert Pynoos, Alan M. Steinberg and Melissa J. Brymer; 4. Disaster ecology: implications for disaster psychiatry James Shultz, Zelda Espinel, Sandro Galea and Dori B Reissman; 5. Neurobiology of disaster exposure: fear, anxiety, trauma and resilience Rebecca P. Smith, Craig L. Katz, Dennis S. Charney and Steven Southwick; Part III. Clinical Care and Interventions: 6. Early intervention for trauma-related problems following mass trauma Patricia J. Watson; 7. Acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder in the disaster environment David M. Benedek; 8. Assessment and management of medical-surgical disaster casualties James R. Rundell; 9. Interventions for acutely injured survivors of individual and mass trauma Douglas Zatzick; 10. Non governmental organizations and the role of the mental health professional Joop de Jong; Part IV. Special Topics: 11. Traumatic death in terrorism and disasters Robert J. Ursano, James McCarroll and Carol S. Fullerton; 12. Weapons of mass destruction and pandemics: global disasters with mass destruction and mass disruption Robert J. Ursano, Carol S. Fullerton, Ann E. Norwood and Harry Holloway; 13. Workplace disaster preparedness and response Nancy T. Vineburgh, Robert Gifford, Robert J. Ursano, Carol S. Fullerton and David M. Benedek; 14. Health care systems planning Brian Flynn; Part V. Public Health and Disaster Psychiatry: 15. Public health and disaster mental health: preparing, responding, and recovering Robert J. Ursano, Carol S. Fullerton, Lars Weisaeth and Beverley Raphael.

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