Behavioral Health Response to Disasters by Julie Framingham, Martell L. Teasley

By Julie Framingham, Martell L. Teasley

''Foreword Behavioral healthiness reaction to failures catastrophe behavioral well-being has come far in a brief period of time. The publication you carry on your arms (or maybe view in your Kindle e-reader) encompasses an array of themes nearly unbelievable even 25 years in the past. It covers the jobs and tasks of presidency and nongovernmental agencies and the mixing of behavioral wellbeing and fitness into public health Read more...

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Federal disaster relief was not mandated until 1950 in the United States, and government assistance was distributed on a case-by-case basis without any assurance of support on a national level. However, prior accounts of governmental and nongovernmental intervention after disasters substantiate the importance of the public realm in postdisaster behavioral health and community well-being. Several nongovernmental organizations were involved in disaster response during the late 19th through early 20th centuries.

Finally, we hope to promote understanding of the growing reality and dynamics of disaster vulnerability and its dimensionality in order to more efficiently identify and reach out to marginalized and underserved populations that may need extra assistance after a disaster. 1 Introduction............................................................................................................................... 2 Historical Approaches to Behavioral Health in Disasters.........................................................

Emotion-focused and ­problem-focused coping mechanisms (Brown, Shiang, and Bongar 2003, 435–437) were exhibited in reports of personal reconciliation with the consequences of the Johnstown flood and in the heroic acts of individuals after the San Francisco earthquake: Just below Johnstown, on the Conemaugh, three women were working on the ruins of what had been their home. An old arm-chair was taken from the ruins by the men. When one of the women saw the chair, it brought back a wealth of memory, probably the first since the flood had occurred, and throwing herself on her knees on the wreck she gave way to a flood of tears.

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