Publisher description for Children and disasters / edited by Conway F. Saylor.

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In response to the growing concern for the psychological impact of disasters on children, this book integrates a diverse body of literature-including theory, case studies and other research, and assessment and intervention techniques-contributed by many of the fields most experienced professionals. Child and school psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, mental health administrators, and pediatricians will all appreciate the work's unique focus on the reaction of children to extreme stress.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Child disaster victims -- Mental health.
Post-traumatic stress disorder in children.
Crisis intervention (Mental health services)
Disasters -- Psychological aspects.
Crisis Intervention -- in infancy & childhood.
Stress, Psychological -- in infancy & childhood.
Stress, Psychological -- therapy.
Stress Disorders -- Post-Traumatic -- prevention & control.