Session: Aftermath: Response to Terrorism and Other Disasters
3141.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Aftermath: Response to Terrorism and Other Disasters
The destruction of the World Trade Centers and several recent natural disasters have greatly changed our knowledge and expectations of the psychological effects of catastrophe. Attendees to this session can divide their time among up to five presentations, discussing epidemiological or service delivery issues with the authors.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Facilitator(s):E. Anne Lown, DrPH
Table 1Child Post-Disaster Psychiatric Symptomatology and Service Use”
C. W. Hoven, DrPH, C. S. Duarte, PhD, P. Wu, PhD, G. Musa, D.J. Mandell, V. Balaban, PhD, M. Nagasawa, L. Hill
Table 2Distance from Traumatic Event and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children
G. Musa, C. W. Hoven, DrPH, C. S. Duarte, PhD, P. W. Wu, PhD, E. Erickson, MA, B. Fan, MD, V. Balaban, PhD, A. Jeng, C. Sherpa
Table 3Risk of PTSD in Latino Children after a Mass-Disaster
Cristiane S. Duarte, PhD, C. W. Hoven, DrPH, P. Wu, PhD, G. Musa, D.J. Mandell, M. Nagasawa, L. Hill
Table 4Mental Health, Terrorism Preparedness, and Policy: The Aftermath of 9/11
Roy Grant, Lourdes Lynch, PhD, Susan Paula, PhD, Eric Redlener, PhD, Irwin Redlener, MD
Table 5Organization of Disaster Mental Health Services in Post 9/11 New York City
John Kastan, PhD, Barry Rock, Roy H. Lubit, Katie Holmes
Table 6Vicarious trauma in aid workers after the World Trade Center disaster
Heike Thiel de Bocanegra, PhD MPH, Ellen Brickman, PhD, Chris O Sullivan, PhD
Table 7Role of victim assistance personnel in public health emergencies
Donald F. Sutton, PhD, Robin Finegan, JD, Krista Flannigan, MSW, Arthur J. Davidson, MD, MSPH, Gregory M. Bogdan, PhD
Table 8Peer-Delivered Services in Response to Disasters
Mark S. Salzer, PhD
Table 9Mental health effects of bioterrorism: Findings from focus groups
Carol S. North, MD, MPE, David E. Pollio, PhD, Deborah Megivern, PhD, Betty Pfefferbaum, MD, JD
Table 10Terrorism, emergency preparedness, and response: Lessons for public mental health from the Israeli and American experiences
Sydney Wyatt Connor, MPH, Kerrie Gruber, MEd, PhD (ABD), Vanessa A. Payne, MS, Stacie L. Smith, MA (exptd 2004)
Organized by:Mental Health
Endorsed by:School Health Education and Services
CE Credits:CME, Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA