An integrated program to train local health care providers to meet post-disaster mental health needs Programa integrado para entrenar a proveedores de servicios sanitarios locales a satisfacer las necesidades de salud mental después de un desastre

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Stan Kutcher; Sonia Chehil; Thorne Roberts;
(2005)
  • Publisher: Pan American Health Organization
  • Journal: Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública (issn: 1020-4989, eissn: 1680-5348)
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  • Subject: Desastres | servicios de salud mental | servicios de urgencia psiquiátrica | trastornos por estrés postraumático | educación profesional | región del Caribe | Disasters | mental health services | emergency services | psychiatric | stress disorders | post-traumatic | education | professional | Caribbean region | Medicine | R | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | RC955-962 | Public aspects of medicine | RA1-1270

This paper describes a post-disaster mental health training program developed by the International Section of the Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University (Halifax, Canada) and delivered in Grenada after Hurricane Ivan struck the country in September 2004. This ... View more
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