The Threat Of Impending Disaster

The Threat Of Impending Disaster

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ISBN-13: 9780262570275
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 08/15/1971
Series: MIT Press
Pages: 335
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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"The 15 articles comprising this nicely edited volume were delivered at a symposium of the AAAS in 1962 devoted to the analysis of psychological stress precipitated by the threat of impending disaster. Disaster is defined in the naturalistic sense of great upheavals of wind, earth,and water, nuclear attack or threat, strange environments of space, captivity and military occupation and disease or death. The writers are psychiatrists, psychologists, and sociologists whose reports are clearly written accounts of the precipitating events, and the behavioral and psychological reactions they produced.... The result is a book of wide general interest to both professional and layman." Choice

The MIT Press

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