Acts of terrorism will most likely continue to affect innocent victims, including members of the military, for the foreseeable future.
This article presents the findings of a mental health team that intervened with a unit after a terrorist car-bombing.
Contact with those individuals wounded in the attack revealed a distinct pattern of psychosocial disturbance.
Most enlightening, however, are the characteristics described by many as having facilitated the development of effective coping and adaptation.
The value of incorporating critical incident debriefings and command consultation by mental health professionals into a comprehensive counterterrorist program is underscored.
Mots-clés Pascal : Terrorisme, Coping, Facteur risque, Psychiatrie, Désordre, Evaluation, Relation médecin psychiatre, Relation soignant soigné, Article synthèse, Homme, Politique sanitaire, Organisation santé, Système nerveux pathologie, le OPM-SANG Experience
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Terrorism, Coping, Risk factor, Psychiatry, Disorder, Evaluation, Psychiatrist physician relation, Health staff patient relation, Review, Human, Health policy, Public health organization, Nervous system diseases
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0275692
Code Inist : 002B18H08. Création : 15/07/1997.