9/11: Mental Health in the Wake of Terrorist Attacks by Yuval Neria, Raz Gross, Randall Marshall

By Yuval Neria, Raz Gross, Randall Marshall

Does terrorism have a special and demanding emotional and behavioral effect between adults and kids? In what method does the impression of terrorism exceed the person point and have an effect on groups and particular specialist teams in addition to try out diversified management types? How have been specialist groups of psychological future health clinicians, coverage makers and researchers mobilized to answer the rising wishes post-disaster? What are the teachings realized from the paintings performed after 9-11 and the consequences for destiny catastrophe psychological overall healthiness paintings and preparedness efforts? Yuval Neria and his staff are uniquely positioned to respond to those questions having been eager about editing ongoing trials and constructing new ones in big apple to handle those matters instantly after the assaults. No psychiatrist, psychological healthcare professional or coverage maker can be with no this e-book.

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2004). , from friends, colleagues, employers or clergy), often mentioned in the media, are utilized in the face of disasters is not clear and has never been systematically studied. Indeed, people exposed to traumatic experiences often remain in isolation due to shame and guilt associated with the trauma, stigma associated with treatment of mental health problems, and the social context (Litz, 2004). , national disasters) and is associated with a public emergency, large and varied groups of professionals are likely to intervene at the disaster sites in attempts to aid affected populations during, immediately or soon after the incident.

Marshall. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. A. (2005). Understanding mass panic and other collective responses to threat and disaster. Psychiatry, 68(2), 95–113. , Ehlers, A. & Hobbs, M. (2000). A three-year follow-up of psychological debriefing for road traffic accident victims. British Journal of Psychiatry, 176, 589–593. 12 Yuval Neria et al. J. (2003). Remembering Trauma. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. W. (1977). Terrorism and new technologies of destruction.

Although estimates of population size vary, depending on the areas selected as boundaries of the metropolitan area, approximately 15 million people live in the vicinity of NYC in the tri-state area of New York State, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The attacks on the WTC were perceived as an attack on the US (Kennedy, 2001). During the day of September 11, “fog of war” rumors had many in the NYC metropolitan area afraid for their lives. Early rumors of more planes being hijacked and aimed for other NYC and national targets were rife.

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