TITLE

Katrina’s Impact on Mental Health Likely to Last Years

AUTHOR(S)
Voelker, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;10/5/2005, Vol. 294 Issue 13, p1599
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the mental health of survivors who show stress-response symptoms. Idea that mental health services will be needed for years; Comment of David Edward Post, medical director of the Capital Area Human Services District in Baton Rouge, La., and others; Factors that made Katrina different for other disasters in the United States; A clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, "Psychosocial Implications of Disaster or Terrorism on Children: A Guide for Pediatricians"; Web sites for more information.
ACCESSION #
18461466

 

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