Introduction; C.F. Saylor. Stress and Coping in Children and Families; B. Compas, J. Epping. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescents; J. Keppel-Benson, T. Ollendick. Issues in the Assessment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children; A. Finch, Jr., T. Daugherty. Concepts of Death and Loss in Childhood and Adolescence; L. Gudas. Impact of Natural Disasters on Children and Families; R. Belter, M. Shannon. Technology-Related Disasters; W. Yule. Psychological Response of Children to Shootings and Hostage Situations; R. Rozensky, et al. Children and War; C. Swenseon, A. Klingman. Individual and Small Group Psychotherapy for Children Involved in Trauma and Disaster; H. Gillis. School-Based Intervention Following a Disaster; A. Klingman. Community Level Intervention in Post-Disaster; C. Joyner, C. Swenson. Index.
In response to the growing concern for the psychological impact of disasters on children, this book integrates a diverse body of literature-including theory, case studies and other research, and assessment and intervention techniques-contributed by many of the fields most experienced professionals. Child and school psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, mental health administrators, and pediatricians will all appreciate the work's unique focus on the reaction of children to extreme stress.
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