Methods for Disaster Mental Health Research



Publisher: The Guilford Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Psychiatry,
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder,
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders,
  • Psychology,
  • Research & Methodology,
  • Psychopathology - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Social Science / Methodology,
  • Mental Health,
  • Disasters

Edition Notes

ContributionsFran H. Norris (Editor), Sandro Galea (Editor), Matthew J. Friedman (Editor), Patricia J. Watson (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8874665M
ISBN 101593853106
ISBN 109781593853105

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