Disasters and Mental Health Research

Disasters (both man-made and natural) can have disastrous effects on the large groups of people who experience them. A researcher talks about the long term psychological effects of 9/11, and how scientists have studied the best methods to identify and help people at risk of developing PTSD. Complete transcript accompanying video.

Producer: National Institute of Mental Health Featuring: Sandro Galea
Format: Flash Date: 14/09/11
Length: 00:03:56  
Video Link:
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/media/video/disasters-and-mental-health-research.shtml
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    Last reviewed: 29 Sep 2011

APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2011). Aftershocks from Disasters. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 18, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2011/09/aftershocks-from-disasters/

 

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