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Methods for Disaster Mental Health Research
     

Methods for Disaster Mental Health Research

by Fran H. Norris, Sandro Galea, Matthew J. Friedman, Patricia J. Watson
 

ISBN-10: 1593853106

ISBN-13: 9781593853105

Pub. Date: 08/17/2006

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This authoritative book will be of interest to anyone involved in studying the mental health consequences of large-scale traumatic events or in measuring the effectiveness of postdisaster interventions. The book considers disasters from different perspectives and translates their chaotic aftermath into feasible research ideas and approaches. Contributing authors,

Overview

This authoritative book will be of interest to anyone involved in studying the mental health consequences of large-scale traumatic events or in measuring the effectiveness of postdisaster interventions. The book considers disasters from different perspectives and translates their chaotic aftermath into feasible research ideas and approaches. Contributing authors, all experienced researchers and practitioners, present a wide range of methods and strategies used in epidemiology, program evaluation, and public mental health planning in the aftermath of natural or technological disasters and terrorism. Descriptions of exemplary studies bring to life the associated logistical and scientific challenges and show how these challenges can be addressed using high-quality research designs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593853105
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
08/17/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
326
Sales rank:
1,194,801
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction to the Field
1. Definitions and Concepts in Disaster Research, Alexander C. McFarlane and Fran H. Norris
2. Psychosocial Consequences of Disasters: A Review of Past Research, Fran H. Norris and Carrie L. Elrod
II. Research Fundamentals
3. Choosing Research Methods to Match Research Goals in Studies of Disaster or Terrorism, Carol S. North and Fran H. Norris
4. Formulating Questions about Postdisaster Mental Health, Charles C. Benight, Alexander C. McFarlane, and Fran H. Norris
5. Ethical Issues in Disaster Research, Alan R. Fleischman, Lauren Collogan, and Farris Tuma
III. Methods for Sampling and Data Collection
6. Basic Epidemiological Approaches to Disaster Research: Value of Face-to-Face Procedures, Evelyn J. Bromet and Johan M. Havenaar
7. Telephone-Based Research Methods in Disaster Research, Sandro Galea, Michael Bucuvalas, Heidi Resnick, John Boyle, David Vlahov, and Dean Kilpatrick
8. Web-Based Methods in Disaster Research, William E. Schlenger and Roxane Cohen Silver
9. School-Based Studies of Children Following Disasters, Annette M. La Greca
10. Qualitative Approaches to Studying the Effects of Disasters, Lawrence A. Palinkas
IV. Research for Planning, Policy, and Service Delivery
11. Public Mental Health Surveillance and Monitoring, Sandro Galea and Fran H. Norris
12. Mental Health Services and Evaluation Research: Precepts, Pragmatics, and Politics, Craig S. Rosen and Helena E. Young
13. Evidence-Based Treatments for Traumatic Stress: An Overview of the Research with an Emphasis on Disaster Settings, Laura E. Gibson, Jessica L. Hamblen, Michael J. Zvolensky, and Anka A. Vujanovic
14. Strategies for Dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatments: Training Clinicians after Large-Scale Disasters, Randall D. Marshall, Lawrence Amsel, Yuval Neria, and Eun-Jung Suh
V. Special Challenges in Disaster Research
15. Conducting Research with Children and Adolescents after Disaster, Alan M. Steinberg, Melissa J. Brymer, Jesse R. Steinberg, and Betty Pfefferbaum
16. Conducting Research with Military and Uniformed Services Workers, Carol S. Fullerton, James E. McCarroll, and Robert J. Ursano
17. Conducting Research in Minority and Marginalized Communities, Russell T. Jones, James M. Hadder, Franklin Carvajal, Sara Chapman, and Apryl Alexander
18. Conducting Research in Other Countries, Arthur D. Murphy, Julia L. Perilla, and Eric Jones
19. Disaster Mental Health Research: Challenges for the Future, Matthew J. Friedman
Appendix 1. Disasters Mentioned in the Text, Sandro Galea
Appendix 2. Searching the Traumatic Stress Literature, Fred Lerner

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