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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Public Health Consequences of Weapons of War
4151.0: Tuesday, December 13, 2005: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Public Health Consequences of Weapons of War
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session participants will: 1. Identify the prevalence of use, and morbidity and mortality resulting from the use of weapons of war, including rape, small arms, chemical and nuclear weapons; 2. Describe steps that public health practioners can undertake to prevent the use of these weapons.
Presider(s):Patrice Sutton, MPH
12:30 PMSmall Arms: Redefining "Peace" and "Conflict"
Wendy Cukier, MA, MBA, PhD
12:45 PMWar and Chemical Attack: Anxiety, Depression, and PTSD among civilians of North-Western Iran
Farnoosh Hashemian, MPH, Farahnaz Falahati, MD, Stanislav Kasl, PhD, Kaveh Khoshnood, PhD, Steven Southwick, MD
1:00 PMWar, rape and genocide: From ancient times to the Sudan  [ Recorded presentation ]
Martin T. Donohoe, MD, FACP
1:15 PMProjected casualties among U.S. military personnel and civilian populations from the use of nuclear weapons  [ Recorded presentation ]
Peter Wilk, MD, Sarah Stanlick, Martin Butcher, Michael McCally, MD PhD, Ira Helfand, MD, Robert M. Gould, MD, John Pastore, MD
1:30 PMDiscussion
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Peace Caucus
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Injury Control and Emergency Health Services; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA