Emergency/Disaster Studies

Practical, Conceptual, and Methodological Issues
  • Andrew Baum
  • Susan D. Solomon
  • Robert J. Ursano
  • Leonard Bickman
  • Edward Blanchard
  • Bonnie L. Green
  • Terence M. Keane
  • Robert Laufer
  • Fran Norris
  • John Reid
  • Elizabeth M. Smith
  • Peter Steinglass
Part of the The Plenum Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)

Abstract

During the fall of 1987, a group of behavioral scientists involved in the study of disaster effects and traumatic stress met to discuss a range of issues related to research in these areas. This chapter, which summarizes these discussions, is intended to identify the central issues and obstacles to the development of research on traumatic stress.

Keywords

Methane Migration Sulfide Depression Corticosteroid 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Baum
    • 1
  • Susan D. Solomon
    • 2
  • Robert J. Ursano
    • 3
  • Leonard Bickman
    • 4
  • Edward Blanchard
    • 5
  • Bonnie L. Green
    • 6
  • Terence M. Keane
    • 7
  • Robert Laufer
    • 8
  • Fran Norris
    • 9
  • John Reid
    • 10
  • Elizabeth M. Smith
    • 11
  • Peter Steinglass
    • 12
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniformed Services University of the Health SciencesBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Disaster Research ProgramNational Institute of Mental HealthRockvilleUSA
  3. 3.Department of Psychiatry F. Edward Hebert School of MedicineUniformed Services University of the Health SciencesBethesdaUSA
  4. 4.Department of Psychology and Human DevelopmentGeorge Peabody College of Vanderbilt UniversityNashvilleUSA
  5. 5.Department of PsychologyState University of New York at Albany AlbanyNew YorkUSA
  6. 6.Department of PsychiatryGeorgetown University HospitalWashingtonUSA
  7. 7.Department of Veterans Affairs Medical CenterBostonUSA
  8. 8.Late Professor of Sociology Brooklyn College of the City University of New YorkBrooklynUSA
  9. 9.Department of PsychologyGeorgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA
  10. 10.Oregon Social Learning CenterEugeneUSA
  11. 11.Department of PsychiatryWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  12. 12.Department of PsychiatryGeorge Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA

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