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Children and Disasters : Issues in Clinical Child Psychology - Conway F. Saylor

Children and Disasters

Issues in Clinical Child Psychology

By: Conway F. Saylor (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th June 1993
ISBN: 9780306444319
Number Of Pages: 237

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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.

Introduction: Children and Disasters: Clinical and Research Issuesp. 1
Stress and Coping in Children and Families: Implications for Children Coping with Disasterp. 11
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescentsp. 29
Issues in the Assessment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Childrenp. 45
Concepts of Death and Loss in Childhood and Adolescence: A Developmental Perspectivep. 67
Impact of Natural Disasters on Children and Familiesp. 85
Technology-Related Disastersp. 105
Psychological Response of Children to Shootings and Hostage Situationsp. 123
Children and Warp. 137
Individual and Small-Group Psychotherapy for Children Involved in Trauma and Disasterp. 165
School-Based Intervention Following a Disasterp. 187
Community-Level Intervention after a Disasterp. 211
Indexp. 233
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ISBN: 9780306444319
ISBN-10: 0306444313
Series: Issues in Clinical Child Psychology
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 237
Published: 30th June 1993
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.55