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Individual and Community Responses to Trauma and Disaster The Structure of Human Chaos

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ISBN-10: 0521556430

ISBN-13: 9780521556439

Edition: 1995

Authors: Robert J. Ursano, Brian G. McCaughey, Carol S. Fullerton, Beverley Raphael

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This is a wide-ranging reference text on the effect of trauma and disasters, for health professionals and research workers.
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Book details

List price: $152.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/24/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Introduction
Trauma and disaster
The Nature of Traumatic Stress
The psychology of terror and its aftermath
Exposure to traumatic death: the nature of the stressor
Psychological and psychiatric aspects of technological disasters
Traumatic effects of accidents
The human experience of earthquakes
Psychological effects of toxic contamination
The Role of Psychosocial Contaxt in Responses to Trauma and Disasters
Social support and perceived control as moderators of responses to dioxin and flood exposure
Debriefing following traumatic exposure
Relocation stress following natural disasters
Group reactions to trauma: an avalanche accident
Community responses to disaster: the Gander plane crash
Responses to Trauma Across the Life Cycle
Children of war and children at war: child victims of terrorism in Mozambique
Stress and coping with the trauma of war in the Persian Gulf: the hospital ship USNS Comfort
Long-term sequelae of combat in World War II, Korea and Vietnam: a comparative study
Psychophysiological aspects of chronic stress following trauma
Individual and community reactions to the Kentucky floods: findings from a longitudinal study of older adults
Conclusions
The structure of human chaos