Toxic Turmoil

Psychological and Societal Consequences of Ecological Disasters

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-5163-4 (Print) 978-1-4615-0623-2 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Ecological Disaster

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      Pages 19-37

      Public Health Aspects of Chemical Catastrophes

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      Pages 39-65

      Understanding the Psychological and Societal Response of Individuals, Groups, Authorities, and Media to Toxic Hazards

  3. Case Examples of Ecological Disasters

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-84

      Psychological Response of Mothers of Young Children to the Three Mile Island and Chernobyl Nuclear Plant Accidents One Decade Later

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      Pages 85-99

      The Chaotic Aftermath of an Airplane Crash in Amsterdam

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      Pages 101-127

      The Gulf War and Its Aftermath

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      Pages 129-148

      Bhopal Gas Leak Disaster

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      Pages 149-162

      Psychological and Physical Health Effects of the 1995 Sarin Attack in the Tokyo Subway System

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      Pages 163-182

      Perceived Health and Psychosocial Well-Being in the Aral Sea Area

  4. Dealing with Ecological Disaster

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-197

      Methodological Issues in the Investigation of Chemical Accidents

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      Pages 199-216

      Responding to the Psychosocial Effects of Toxic Disaster

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      Pages 217-236

      Voices from the Inside

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      Pages 237-258

      Disasters and the Selection of Public Mental Health Priorities

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      Pages 259-271

      Epilogue

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 273-279