9/11: Mental Health in the Wake of Terrorist Attacks by Yuval Neria, Raz Gross, Randall Marshall

By Yuval Neria, Raz Gross, Randall Marshall

Does terrorism have a different and important emotional and behavioral influence between adults and kids? In what approach does the effect of terrorism exceed the person point and have an effect on groups and particular expert teams in addition to attempt diverse management types? How have been expert groups of psychological healthiness clinicians, coverage makers and researchers mobilized to answer the rising wishes post-disaster? What are the teachings realized from the paintings carried out after 11th of September and the results for destiny catastrophe psychological wellbeing and fitness paintings and preparedness efforts? Yuval Neria and his staff are uniquely put to reply to those questions having been inquisitive about editing ongoing trials and establishing new ones in ny to handle those concerns immediately after the assaults. No psychiatrist, psychological general practitioner or coverage maker may be with no this ebook.

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Official estimates of the number of persons who were survivors of the September 11 attacks vary. A report commissioned by the New York City (NYC) Mayor’s Office and conducted by a private consulting company estimated that there were 9–12,000 family members of the deceased, up to 3000 persons injured by the attacks and 12,000 residents of the immediate area around the World Trade 19 20 Sandro Galea et al. Center (WTC) (south of Canal Street) (NYC Fire Department, 2002). Although this was a larger number of survivors (who are traditionally both the subject of research and the focus of much of the public health attention in the aftermath of disasters) than after most other previous US disasters, this number represented a very small proportion of the total residents of the NYC metropolitan area.

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