Navigation Links
Profound Scars Lay Siege On the Mental Health Of Hurricane Survivors, A study

Hurricanes leave a trail of devastation and a study that has delved into the mental psyche of hurricane survivors has shown the prevalence of deep scars that take very long to heal. //

A team of students from the Florida State University led by sociology graduate student David Russell, analyzed the mental state of 975 adolescents who had survived the1992’ Hurricane Andrew. These youth took the survey before the hurricane struck and subsequent surveys were answered in the five to seven years after the hurricane. In the finding, Russell and his colleagues said that the students who had already experienced some form of stressful event prior to the hurricane, appeared highly vulnerable to the long term repercussions of hurricane related psychological problems.

To quote the researchers’ words, “The experience of emotional turmoil following this disaster appears to increase risk for certain stressful life events, such as failing a grade in school, being sent away from home, or having to live apart from one’s parents. We believe that these additional adversities act synergistically with previous stress and distress to increase one’s level of depressive symptoms in young adulthood.”

These findings can form the basis of the different approaches that response workers could consider, in handling the high risk category of survivors and identifying the type of help they would require in managing mental health problems.

'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Appearance Of Facial Scars Improved By Botulinum Toxin
2. War Trauma Scars Pose Risk of Heart Disease
3. Mental illness a key factor in suicide
4. Mental retardation linked to brain protein
5. Mental growth in babies at risk
6. Reduced Fatigue Boosts Mental Health
7. Mental Health Services for Children
8. Mentally Demanding Jobs Found To Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer’
9. Diabetics To Seek Mental Counseling To Cope With Stress
10. Exercise Can Decrease Mental Decline
11. Low Socioeconomic Status May Lead To Mental Illness
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/21/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Crossover Symmetry , an evidence based ... lifestyle company that provides Human Performance Training and education to tactical athletes. Together ... military officers and others in service through the development and conditioning of overall ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... Northern California Medical ... Care Spring Symposium on April 1, 2017 in Santa Rosa. This well-attended annual ... healthcare providers an opportunity to learn about cutting edge treatments, to collaborate, share ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... BrightStar Care Salt Lake City, a ... Care of Utah (APCUT) and has appointed Rex Wheeler as its new Director of ... for our agency and our ability to provide quality care to the community,” said ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... , ... During April 21-23, Super-Sod will join the vendor market of the ... everyone — from the avid gardener to the landscape admirer — during the three-day ... in a grand venue, and we are certainly looking forward to participating in this ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... National pest management association survey conducted ... of bed bug infestations over the 5-year period. In 2015 10% or US$750 million ... of bed bug infested properties. , The health and economic consequences of bed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017  Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. ... clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing new treatments for cancer ... closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering ... a public offering price of $2.00 per share, ... offering expenses payable by Sorrento.  The net proceeds ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... -- Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH ) today is ... share (EPS) guidance and providing a preliminary view on ... this morning,s announcement of the planned acquisition of Medtronic,s ... Cardinal Health now believes that fiscal 2017 ... bottom of its previous guidance range of $5.35 to ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... BLOOMINGTON, Minn. , April 18, ... IMMY ) ("Imprimis"), an ophthalmology-focused pharmaceutical company, and ... today announced the signing of a three-year exclusive ... will deploy a dedicated sales team to introduce ... U.S., primarily focused in 13 states in the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: