Disaster planning for vulnerable populations: Mental health

Thomas B. Mendez

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Abstract

Analysis of world disasters has provided valuable information on the psychological effect on those experiencing the disaster. However, little is known about the response by those with established psychiatric or mental health issues. This article explores the issues regarding disaster planning and intervention for survivors with established psychiatric or mental health issues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)493-500
Number of pages8
JournalCritical care nursing clinics of North America
Volume22
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

Keywords

  • Disasters
  • Mental health
  • Nursing
  • Preparedness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care

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