Disasters 101: Relevant Scholarly Articles

 

We know many of you are like us and enjoy some good time to geek-out!  Here are a few scholarly articles we want to highlight that focus on the effects of disasters on children and families and the evidence-base for intervention.

Five essential elements of immediate and mid–term mass trauma intervention: Empirical evidence

Hobfoll, S. E., Watson, P., Bell, C. C., Bryant, R. A., Brymer, M. J., Friedman, M. J., … others. (2007). Five essential elements of immediate and mid–term mass trauma intervention: Empirical evidence. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 70(4), 283–315.

Child Disaster Mental Health Services: a Review of the System of Care, Assessment Approaches, and Evidence Base for Intervention

Pfefferbaum, B., & North, C. S. (2016). Child Disaster Mental Health Services: a Review of the System of Care, Assessment Approaches, and Evidence Base for Intervention. Current Psychiatry Reports, 18(1).

Children’s Disaster Reactions: the Influence of Exposure and Personal Characteristics

Pfefferbaum, B., Jacobs, A. K., Griffin, N., & Houston, J. B. (2015). Children’s Disaster Reactions: the Influence of Exposure and Personal Characteristics. Current Psychiatry Reports, 17(7).

Children’s Disaster Reactions: the Influence of Family and Social Factors

Pfefferbaum, B., Jacobs, A. K., Houston, J. B., & Griffin, N. (2015). Children’s Disaster Reactions: the Influence of Family and Social Factors. Current Psychiatry Reports, 17(7).

Weighing the Costs of Disaster: Consequences, Risks, and Resilience in Individuals, Families, and Communities

Bonanno, G. A., Brewin, C. R., Kaniasty, K., & Greca, A. M. L. (2010). Weighing the Costs of Disaster: Consequences, Risks, and Resilience in Individuals, Families, and Communities. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 11(1), 1–49.