TITLE

WHO unveils psychological first aid guide

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE1014
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the psychological first aid (PFA) guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO). It says that the guidelines are based on the look, listen, and link principles in which it will serve as a guide for medical professionals to view and safely enter a crisis situation and approach the affected people in distressing events like disasters and sexual violence. Furthermore, PFA provides practical care and support and assess the needs of affected people.
ACCESSION #
66287414

 

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