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Author Framingham, Julie

Title Behavioral Health Response to Disasters
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (435 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Foreword: Behavioral Health Response to Disasters; Acknowledgments; Editors; Contributors; Introduction; Chapter 1: Past Disaster Experiences and Behavioral Health Outcomes; Chapter 2: Disaster Behavioral Health Outreach: A Nontraditional Approach to Assisting Survivors; Chapter 3: Governmental Roles and Responsibilities in Disaster Behavioral Health Response and Recovery; Chapter 4: Nongovernmental Organizations Responding to Disasters in the United States; Chapter 5: Disaster Mental Health: A Public Health Paradigm; Chapter 6: Coping with Loss and Overcoming Trauma
Chapter 12: Understanding Climatic, Geographic, and Topographic Considerations for Assessing Disaster VulnerabilityChapter 13: Disaster Vulnerability and the School Setting: Understanding Environmental Risk and Implications for Behavioral Health Response; Chapter 14: Issues in Providing Mental and Medical Health Care in Long-Term Care Settings during Disasters; Chapter 15: Delivery of Behavioral Health Services in General Population Shelters; Chapter 16: Initial Behavioral Health Response: The Conundrums of a State Crisis Counseling Program
Chapter 17: Long-Term Mental Health Treatment for Adult Disaster SurvivorsChapter 18: Disaster and Substance Abuse Services; Chapter 19: Understanding Disaster Recovery Case Management and Behavioral Health: A Review of Research; Chapter 20: Disaster Behavioral Health Services: Implementation, Training, and Sustainability; Chapter 21: The Role of Social Marketing in Developing Disaster Behavioral Health Programs; Chapter 22: Planning for Disaster: A Behavioral Health Perspective; Back Cover
Chapter 7: Mental Health Outcomes of Disasters and TerrorismChapter 8: Disaster Behavioral Health for Children and Adolescents: Best Practices for Preparedness, Response, and Recovery; Chapter 9: Disaster Behavioral Health and Older Adults: American and Canadian Readiness and Response; Chapter 10: Cultural Competence in Behavioral Health Disaster Response: The Challenge, the Opportunity; Chapter 11: Helping the Helpers: Ameliorating Secondary Traumatic Stress in Disaster Workers
Summary Disasters can cause long-term disruptions to the routines of individuals and communities, placing survivors at risk of developing serious mental health and substance abuse problems. Disaster behavioral health services provide emotional support, help normalize stress reactions, assess recovery options, and encourage healthy coping behaviors. They also connect survivors to community resources that can assist the recovery process. Today's increasing frequency and intensity of disasters merit greater focus on the development of modalities for intervention and mitigation against the psychological i
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Author Teasley, Martell L.
ISBN 1439821240