• The most comprehensive, authoritative, scholarly book to be published to date focusing on the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks • Includes chapters from leading researchers and scholars in the field • An important seminal resource for researchers and clinicians involved in disaster management, preparedness, and disaster mental health work
Part I. Introduction; Part II. The Psychological Aftermath of 9/11; Part III. Reducing the Burden; Part IV. Outreach and Intervention in the Wake of Terrorist Attacks; Part IV.i. New York Area; Part IV.ii. Washington DC; Part IV.iii. Prolonged-Exposure Treatment as a Core Resource for Clinicians in the Community; Part V. Disasters and Mental Health; Perspectives on Response and Preparedness.
‘This is a great and exciting book; a volume filled with stories of endeavour, achievement, appraisal and learning; stories of heroism, challenge and hope. It will become a handbook for all who would research the impact of disaster and terrorism on mental health and well-being.’ Beverley Raphael
'Refreshingly, the books contributors freely -and vigorously-critique each other's chapters … it offers an important contribution to the disaster mental health literature.' British Medical Journal