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Psychological Interventions in Times of Crisis

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Psychological Interventions in Times of Crisis

SKU# 9780826132253


  • Laura Barbanel EdD, ABPP
  • Robert J. Sternberg PhD

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There is controversy as to whether psychological interventions in the aftermath of disaster are helpful or not. This book addresses these controversies and describes the responses that psychologists have made in different parts of the world to disaster.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date November 18, 2005
  • Page Count 288
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826132253
  • EISBN 9780826132260

Table of Contents 

    Part I: Theoretical Issues
  1. Overview of psychological Interventions in the Acute Aftermath of Disaster, Preetika P. Mukherjee and Judith Alpert
  2. Bereavement-Related Depression and PTSD: Evaluating Interventions, George Bonanno and Anthony D. Mancini
  3. Psychological First Aid: Clarifying the Concept, Gerard A. Jacobs and David Meyer

  4. Part II: Crisis from Around the World and the Response of Mental Health Professionals
  5. The Mobile Member Care Team as a Means of Responding to Crises: West Africa, Karen F. Carr
  6. Telecommunicating to Support Workers in Disasters, B. Hudnall Stamm and Amy C. Hudnall
  7. New York University and 9/11: Viewing Terrorism through a Dormitory Window, Kathyrn A. Dale and Judith L. Alpert
  8. Psychosocial Assistance to Civilians in War: The Bosnian Experience, Ragnhild Dybdahl
  9. Play and Adaptation in Traumatized Young Children and Their Caregivers in Israel, Esther Cohen
  10. When a Benevolent Servant Becomes a Malevolent Dictator: A Dark Side of Nuclear Technology, Donna Macomber and Elena L. Grigorenko
  11. Psychological Recovery and Reconciliation After the Genocide in Rwanda and in other post-conflict settings, Ervin Staub and Laurie Anne Pearlman
  12. The Firehouse Project: New York City Post 9/11, Laura Barbanel, Rachelle Dattner, Elizabeth Goren, Ian Miller, Tom McGoldrick, Warren Spielberg, and Nina Thomas

  13. Part III: Synthesis
  14. Lessons Learned: What Do We Know about Psychological Interventions, Robert Sternberg