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In the twenty-first century, terrorism has become an international problem whose effect devastates individuals, weakens societies, and cripples nations. In The Trauma of Terrorism survivors and professionals worldwide discuss the latest knowledge and research about terror, its root causes, and its psychological impact on individuals, families, societies, and nations, as well as the societal and political responses and services that help lessen its impact.
Chapters are well-referenced and geared to provide reasoned recommendations to lessen the effects and enable communities to cope with acts of terrorism. This book is the definitive review of technical knowledge about trauma risk according to type of emergency, demographics, social and cultural variables, prevention, mitigation, and treatment. It is a must-read for emergency managers and decision-makers charged with ensuring that disasters are well managed.
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