When disaster strikes: how individuals and communities cope with catastrophe

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Basic Books, Jul 9, 1986 - Psychology - 342 pages
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Analyzes the experience of disaster, discusses the psychological aspects of disaster warnings, survival, grief, and relocation, and examines the stress faced by victims and volunteers

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When disaster strikes: how individuals and communities cope with catastrophe

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Australian psychiatrist Raphael, author of the Anatomy of Bereavement ( LJ 9/15/83), draws from her own scholarly studies and from others' to describe human response to catastrophe (e.g., fires ... Read full review

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Impact and Immediate Aftermath
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CHAPTER 4
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CHAPTER 5
99
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Beverley Raphael is Professor of Population Mental Health and Disasters and Director of the Centre for Disasters and Terrorism at the University of Western Sydney. She is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, at the University of Queensland and holds professorial appointments at the Universities of Sydney, New South Wales and Newcastle.

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