Does acute maternal stress in pregnancy affect infant health outcomes? Examination of a large cohort of infants born after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
- BIRTH OUTCOMES AMONG ARAB AMERICANS IN MICHIGAN BEFORE AND AFTER THE TERRORIST ATTACKS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001. El-Sayed, Abdulrahman; Hadley, Craig; Galea, Sandro // Ethnicity & Disease;Summer2008, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p348
Objective: To assess whether the incidence of adverse birth outcomes among Arab Americans in Michigan changed after September 11, 2001. Design: Birth data were collected on all births in Michigan from September 11, 2000, to March 11, 2001, and from September 11, 2001, to March 11, 2002....
- An Unforgettable Birthday. McGinn, Daniel // Newsweek;12/3/2001, Vol. 138 Issue 23, p10
Focuses on the babies born on September 11, 2001. How families say they will work to keep their children's birthdays from being overshadowed by what is likely to become a day of solemn remembrance; Thoughts expressed by Tracy Peoples of Margate, Florida, whose daughter Hope was born on that day.
- Year Two Blues. Kauffman, Carol; Brier, Marcia // Financial Planning;Oct2002, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p115
Presets tips for financial planners on client management. Effect of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on investors; Impact of chronic stress the ability of clients to make financial decisions; Significance of deserving behavior patterns of clients.
- Media Effects on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the World Trade Center Tragedy. Jarolmen, JoAnn; Sisco, Howard // Best Practice in Mental Health;Summer2005, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p133
This study examines several variables related to the effect of the World Trade Center tragedy and the extent of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced by participants. The symptoms endured by those directly involved and those who experienced it vicariously were examined. The older...
- Stress raised heart disease risk after 9-11. // Fire Engineering;Mar2008, Vol. 161 Issue 3, p96
The article reports results of a study conducted by researchers at the University of California on people who reported acute stress reactions following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Lead researcher E. Alison Holman found an increase in cardiovascular ailments, such as high blood...
- Rethinking the Unthinkable. Starr, Paul // American Prospect;4/8/2002, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p2
Comments on the anxiety about terrorism among people in the U.S. Speculations on the acquisition of weapons of mass destruction by terrorists; Impact of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the threat of terrorism; Steps that should be taken by the U.S. government in line with the risk...
- Straw House to Brick House: Constructing a Strong Self in an Age of Terrorism. Knowlton, E. Katherine // Families, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family ;Spring2004, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p54
The author examines the potential responses to external stressors in order to define the hallmarks of healthy coping with the September 11, 2001, attack and its aftermath. Observations from a psychology practice with trauma survivors suggest these stressors also catalyzed maturation in people...
- Talking to the Public About Terrorism: Promoting Health and Resilience. Heldring, Margaret // Families, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family ;Spring2004, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p67
Effective public communication about terrorism is essential to promoting resilience and helping people stay healthy during very stressful experiences. Since September 11, 2001, most communication with the public has failed. Raising the alert level to Code Orange may be useful for security...
- Terrorism and Stress. Morse, Donald R. // Journal of Religion & Psychical Research;Jan2002, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p23
A discussion is given on how the terrorist crashes of September 11th, 2001 have created many negative emotions. The primary consideration is on fear and anger and ways to deal with these emotions.