The long-term health consequences of disasters and mass traumas

Galea, Sandro
April 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/24/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 9, p1293
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the study of the long term health effects of disasters and mass traumas. He asserts that the study has evidently shown that these events have associated with substantial psychological illness among those people who are directly involved, general population and rescue workers. He added that the study provides an opportunity for reflection for the consequences as well as their implications for population and clinical practice.


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