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A Bolt from the Blue: Coping with Disasters and Acute Traumas / Salli Saari; Translated by Annira Silver
Saari, Salli
Jessica Kingsley / Softcover / 2005-04-01 / 1843103133
Critical Incident Stress (CISD)
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In the wake of 9/11, the world is all too aware of crises but largely underprepared for the psychological repercussions of traumatic events on victims and recovery staff. Salli Saari examines in detail the psychological effect traumatic events can have on an individual, taking the reader step-by-step through each stage of the process of understanding and recovery. She also discusses the role of social support, the media and work in addressing trauma, and what methods can be adopted to help victims cope after a traumatic incident.
Based on work within the Finnish organized crisis care network, A Bolt from the Blue shows how crisis care can be an integral part of health care services, covering all traumatic incidents from a death in the family to major accidents and disasters.
This book is an essential text for any professional who comes into contact with people affected by a traumatic experience, including psychologists, counsellors, medical doctors, social workers, nurses, pastoral carers/clergy, and students in these fields. It is also accessible enough to be of use to laymen who have encountered a traumatic experience and may need help.
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Contents
Preface. 1. Background. 2. Acute traumatic events and situations. 3. Traumatic events and psychological victims. 4. Processing a traumatic experience. 5. Breakdowns in processing traumatic experiences. 6. Long-term consequences of traumatic experiences. 7. Measures to prevent traumatization. 8. Psycho-social support and services after traumatic events. 9. The media and traumatic events. 10. Psycho-social support during the shock stage. 11. Dealing with psychological reactions: debriefing. 12. The debriefing session. 13. Children as victims of traumatic events. Children are underestimated. Special features of children's traumatic experiences. 14. When work traumatizes. 15. Organizing crisis counselling in acute traumatic situations. 16. Impact of interventions designed to prevent traumatization. References. Index.

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