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5 edition of Handbook for mental health care of disaster victims found in the catalog.

Handbook for mental health care of disaster victims

by Raquel E. Cohen

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Disasters -- Psychological aspects.,
    • Crisis intervention (Mental health services),
    • Community mental health services.,
    • Disaster planning -- United States.,
    • Community mental health services -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Raquel E. Cohen and Frederick L. Ahearn, Jr.
      ContributionsAhearn, Frederick L., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF789.D5 C63
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 126 p. ;
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4124383M
      ISBN 100801824273
      LC Control Number80081426


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Handbook for mental health care of disaster victims by Raquel E. Cohen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Raquel E. Cohen is superintendent of the Erich Lindemann Mental Health Center and director for mental health and mental retardation in the Harbor Area, ally active in designing and promoting mental health services for disaster intervention, she is associate professor of psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School and senior psychiatrist at Massachusetts General by: : Handbook for Mental Health Care of Disaster Victims () by Cohen, Raquel and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $ Handbook for mental health care of disaster victims.

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Raquel E. Disaster mental health is based on the principles of 'preventive medicine' This principle has necessitated a paradigm shift from relief centered post-disaster management to a holistic, multi Author: Suresh Bada Math.

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The target audience is first level health workers who provide care to children under the age of 5 years. Physicians and health care workers with more advanced training are referred to the WHO Pocket Book of HospitalCare for Children: Guidelines for the Management of Common Illnesses with Limited Resources ().

This extensively revised edition, which meets CACREP Standards for disaster and trauma competencies, is divided into three sections: Disaster Mental Health Counseling Foundations, Disaster and Trauma Response in the Community, and Disasters and Mass Violence at Schools and Universities.

Disasters are difficult to manage for many reasons: the immediacy of the event, magnitude of the event, lack of evidence-based practices, and the limited usefulness of many developed protocols.

Consequently, combining academic approaches with realistic and practical recommendations continues to be an underdeveloped aspect of disaster texts. The Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine. Helping Survivors: Early Interventions Following Disaster and Mass Violence.

In the immediate aftermath of a disaster or mass violence event, most affected individuals will experience some stress intensity of their reactions is dependent upon risk and resilience factors including proximity to the event, the severity of initial reactions to it, and several demographic characteristics.

Eye of the Storm: Disaster Mental Health Extensive information about disaster mental health, written by John D. Weaver. Key Concepts of Disaster Mental Health Full text of the first chapter from a disaster response handbook, written by Diane Myers.

Victims of Disasters: Helping People Recover. Disaster mental health is based on the principles of ‘preventive medicine’ This principle has necessitated a paradigm shift from relief centered post-disaster management to a holistic, multi-dimensional integrated community approach of health promotion, disaster.

She published her findings in a book entitled, The Handbook For Mental Health Care of Disaster Victims. The book was published in and when she handed me my copy I noted an inscription she had written on the opening page: To Sarita: Wishing for you the best “outcomes” that all crises present to us.

Handbook for RCs and HCs on Emergency Preparedness and Response This handbook was developed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) HC Group.

The IASC was established in in response to United Nations General Assembly Resolution 46/ that called for strengthened coordination of humanitarian assistance. Disaster Mental Health Response Element 1: Identification of Mental Health Needs Goal 1 - Triage disaster survivors • Red Cross Disaster Mental Health utilizes PsySTART triage system based on evidence-based risk factors: •Exposure to disaster – e.g.

Impact on self, family, pets, home, belongings and financial security. Handbook for mental health care of disaster victims. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Google Scholar. Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event. Español. Related Pages. friends, and others in your community.

Take care of yourself and each other, and know when and how to seek help. People with preexisting mental health conditions should continue with their treatment plans during an emergency and monitor for any new symptoms.

Along with the increase in disaster coverage comes a deeper public recognition of the need for mental health services for victims-and a higher demand for training in how to provide them. Even seasoned psychologists seek advice from their disaster mental health colleagues on how to help clients affected by sudden trauma-a home fire or the.

Emergency and disaster management: a mental health sourcebook. Bowie, Maryland: Robert J. Brady Co.; Cohen RE, Ahearn FL. Handbook for mental health care of disaster survivors. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press; Cohen RE, Ahearn FL. Manual de la atención de la salud mental para víctimas de desastres.

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