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Beyond the Individual : Environmental Approaches and Prevention :  Environmental Approaches and Prevention - Robert E. Hess

Beyond the Individual : Environmental Approaches and Prevention

Environmental Approaches and Prevention

Hardcover Published: January 1985
ISBN: 9780866563918
Number Of Pages: 211

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Here is a stimulating volume on the psychological damage caused by our exposures to ills in the environment. Topics include case studies from environmental catastrophes (Love Canal, Three Mile Island) and research on how groups respond to and cope with environmental stresses. This timely book is aimed at environmental policymakers, public health personnel, agency staff, and mental health personnel--all professionals concerned with the impact of the environment on our physical and psychological health.

Contents An Introduction to Environmental Approaches and Prevention The Environmental Psychology of the Hospital: Is the Cure Worse Than the Illness? Quality of Work Environment (QWE): Effects on Office Workers The Methodological and Conceptual Basis of Environmental Policies for Children Urban Planning and Mental Health What Can We Learn From Love Canal?: A Conversation With Lois Gibbs and Richard Valinsky Intrauterine Exposure to Environmental Toxins: The Significance of Subtle Behavioral Effects The Role of Prevention in Technological Catastrophe Reactions to Collective Stress: Correlates of Active Citizen Participation at Love Canal Combating the Unsilent Enemy--Noise Environmental Approaches and Prevention: The Dangers of Imprecision Beyond the Individual: A Practitioner's Perspective

ISBN: 9780866563918
ISBN-10: 0866563911
Series: Prevention in Human Services Vol 4 No 1/2, Fall 1985 Winter 1985/86
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 211
Published: January 1985
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1

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