During the recent Gulf War a mental health team was set up to deal with immediate stress reactions and to help prevent future difficulties in a group of a few hundred temporarily relocated evacuees from a workingand lower-class suburb of Tel Aviv, Israel.
The contextually specific acute stress reaction syndrome observed in the affected population is described.
A conceptualization was formulated which served the staff to deal with the problems that arose during this period.
Concepts such as potential space, stranger anxiety, environment mother, triangulation in families in conflict, disruption of continuity, and holding and containing were integrated in order to illuminate some aspects of the stressful situation and to deal with problems that arose.
Mots-clés Pascal : Posttraumatisme syndrome, Trouble anxieux, Stress, Guerre, Urgence psychiatrique, Santé mentale, Modèle, Israël, Asie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Posttraumatic syndrome, Anxiety disorder, Stress, War, Psychiatric emergency, Mental health, Models, Israel, Asia, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0097251
Code Inist : 002B18C08D. Création : 199406.