Book 2009

Lifespan Perspectives on Natural Disasters

Coping with Katrina, Rita, and Other Storms

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-0392-1 (Print) 978-1-4419-0393-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Section I: Children and Adolescents

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-26

      Young Children’s Demonstrated Understanding of Hurricanes

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      Chapter

      Pages 27-44

      An Ecological-Needs-Based Perspective of Adolescent and Youth Emotional Development in the Context of Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina

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      Chapter

      Pages 45-64

      Positive Adjustment in Youth Post-Katrina: The Impact of Child and Maternal Social Support and Coping

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      Chapter

      Pages 65-94

      The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Children and Adolescents: Conceptual and Methodological Implications for Assessment and Intervention

  3. Section II: Young and Middle Age Adults

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

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      Chapter

      Pages 97-112

      The Psychological Impact of Hurricanes and Storms on Adults

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      Chapter

      Pages 113-130

      Families and Disasters: Making Meaning out of Adversity

  4. Section III: Older Adults and the Oldest-Old

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 131-131

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      Chapter

      Pages 133-152

      Encounters with Katrina: Dynamics of Older Adults’ Social Support Networks

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      Chapter

      Pages 153-169

      Disaster Services with Frail Older Persons: From Preparation to Recovery

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      Chapter

      Pages 171-193

      Natural Disasters and the Oldest-Old: A Psychological Perspective on Coping and Health in Late Life

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      Chapter

      Pages 195-215

      Faith, Crisis, Coping, and Meaning Making After Katrina: A Qualitative, Cross-Cohort Examination

  5. Section IV: Special Topics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 217-217

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      Chapter

      Pages 219-240

      The Psychology Behind Helping and Prosocial Behaviors: An Examination from Intention to Action

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      Chapter

      Pages 241-260

      Building a Disaster Mental Health Response to a Catastrophic Event: Louisiana and Hurricane Katrina

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      Chapter

      Pages 261-280

      Disaster Recovery in Workplace Organizations

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      Chapter

      Pages 281-326

      Disasters and Population Health

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 327-336