Use of mental health services among disaster survivors: predisposing factors
- Back in the Saddle. Fogarty, Jean // Government Executive;Jun2012, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p9
The article offers information on Join-Up, an intensive three-day program in Solvang, California, that pairs abused and neglected horses with self-isolated veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
- One size fits all? Cultural sensitivity in a psychological service for traumatised refugees. D'Ardenne, Patricia; Capuzzo, Nicoletta; Ruaro, Laura; Priebe, Stefan // Diversity in Health & Social Care;2005, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p29
This paper aims to describe culturally sensitive rather than culturally specific mental health practice in East London, and to show how this can be achieved with a small team. It tracks the development of a specialised service for a diverse population of refugees with a diagnosis of...
- Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Beks, Tiffany // Psynopsis: Canada's Psychology Newspaper;Fall/Automne2015, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p40
The author proposes to examine the barriers and facilitators to seeking, accessing, and using mental health services among partners of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and mentions topics like the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, spousal support, and psychology.
- Understanding community psychosocial needs after disasters: Implications for mental health services. Silove, Derrick; Steel, Z.; Psychol, M. // Journal of Postgraduate Medicine;Apr-Jun2006, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p121
The psychosocial impact of disasters has attracted increasing attention. There is little consensus, however, about what priorities should be pursued in relation to mental health interventions, with most controversy surrounding the relevance of traumatic stress to mental health. The present...
- VA faulted on spending for mental health. // Counseling Today;Jan2007, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p50
The article reports on issues related to mental health services in the U.S. According to a government report, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) did not spend all the extra $300 million to increase mental health services and failed to keep track of how money was used. The VA launched a plan...
- The Marcï¿½ Society 2002 International Biennial Scientific Meeting ï¿½ Abstracts. // Archives of Women's Mental Health;2003 Supplement 2, Vol. 6, ps83
Presents the abstracts of papers on women's mental health presented at the 2002 International Biennial Scientific Meeting of the Marcï¿½ Society. "PTSD After Childbirth: The Consumer, Clinician, and Researcher's Perspectives," by Sara Weeks; "Mother-Baby Joint Admission for Mental Health...
- Differentiating Among Stress, Acute Stress Disorder, Crisis Episodes, Trauma, and PTSD: Paradigm and Treatment Goals. Yeager, Kenneth R.; Roberts, Albert R. // Brief Treatment & Crisis Intervention;Mar2003, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p3
Why focus on the distinguishing components among stressors, acute stress disorders, acute crisis episodes, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Can clear operational definitions and specific case illustrations clarify the parameters and differences between the four clinical concepts...
- welfare writes. Stenger, Judy // Mental Health Today;May2005, p19
Criticizes the inadequacy of the assessment process being used by mental health practitioners in Great Britain. Illustration of a case involving a woman who is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder; Discussion on personal capability assessment.
- Posttraumatic stress disorder: An exploratory study examining rates of trauma and PTSD and its effect on client outcomes in community mental health. Howgego, Irene M.; Owen, Cathy; Meldrum, Lenore; Yellowlees, Peter; Dark, Frances; Parslow, Ruth // BMC Psychiatry;2005, Vol. 5, p21
Background: Rates of trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) were examined in order to compare the profile in clients of an Australian Public Mental Health Service with that reported in the international literature for clients with major mental illness and to explore the effect of this...