The Phoenix of Natural Disasters

The Phoenix of Natural Disasters

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This book encompasses discussions between Kathryn Gow and Douglas Paton, both psychologists who have researched stress, burnout, trauma, and recovery in natural disasters. They suggest that few books have been written for health professionals, and persons directly involved with leading and managing emergency teams on what constitutes resilience in individuals and groups in communities, and how they differ in response and recovery. The outcome is a three part book with contributors from the field, research institutions, emergency service sectors, support agencies and the media. Its main purpose is to focus on the resilience of people and communities following NDs and to educate the sectors already involved in natural disasters.Measuring. Resilience. To. Psychological. Outcomes. Of. Natural. Disasters: More . Questions. Than. Answers. Marek J. Celinski and Judith Pilowsky Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Ontario, Canada Pilowsky Psychology Professional anbsp;...

Title:The Phoenix of Natural Disasters
Author:Kathryn Gow, Douglas Paton
Publisher:Nova Publishers - 2008


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