ISBN-10:
1138793302
ISBN-13:
9781138793309
Pub. Date:
01/28/2015
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Vicarious Trauma and Disaster Mental Health: Understanding Risks and Promoting Resilience / Edition 1

Vicarious Trauma and Disaster Mental Health: Understanding Risks and Promoting Resilience / Edition 1

by Gertie Quitangon, Mark R. Evces

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138793309
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/2015
Series: Psychosocial Stress Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Gertie Quitangon, M.D., is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine and is on faculty at the NYU Public Psychiatry Fellowship. She is currently the Medical Director at Chapel Street Center, a community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System.

Mark R. Evces, Ph.D., is a clinical instructor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine and Assistant Director of mental health at the WTC Health Program NYU School of Medicine Clinical Center of Excellence.

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Table of Contents

Series Editor Foreword Figley Introduction I. Understanding Vicarious Trauma 1. What is vicarious trauma Evces 2. What factors can predict susceptibility to vicarious trauma Quitangon, St. Cyr, Nelson 3. What are the barriers to addressing vicarious trauma? Hammerslough II. Understanding Disasters 4. What do we need to know about disasters? Quitangon 5. How different is Psychological First Aid from other psychotherapeutic modalities? Watson 6. How do we understand disaster-related vicarious trauma, secondary traumatic stress and compassion fatigue? Naturale III. Understanding Vicarious Resilience 7. What Is vicarious resilience? Nelson, St. Cyr 8. What factors are associated with vicarious resilience? Nelson, St. Cyr 9. What are there positive effects from working with victims of trauma? Nelson, St. Cyr IV. Managing Vicarious Trauma in Disasters 10. How do we measure vicarious trauma? St. Cyr 11. How can we rescue ourselves from vicarious trauma? Kaplan 12. What can organizations do to address vicarious trauma in disasters? Quitangon, Evces V. Navigating Resources on Vicarious Trauma and Disaster 13. What resources are available on vicarious trauma? Iqbal, Lavy, Evces 14. How do we navigate relevant information on disasters? Ryu, Lavy, Evces Appendix Index

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