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PSYC 6740 Disaster, Crisis, and Trauma: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 6740 Required Course Readings

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American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders. In Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-5 (5th ed.). DOI: 10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596.991543

Bleich, A., Gelkopf, M., & Solomon, Z. (2003). Exposure to terrorism, stress-related mental health symptoms, and coping behaviors among a nationally representative sample in Israel. Journal of American Medical Association, 290(5), 612–620.

Bonanno, G., Brewin, C., Kaniasty, K. & La Greca, A. (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.

Bonanno, G.A., & Mancini, A.D. (2012). Beyond resilience and PTSD: Mapping the heterogeneity of responses to potential trauma.Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 4 (1), 74-83.

Brewin, C., Scragg, P., Robertson, M., Thompson, M., d'Ardenne, P., & Ehlers, A. (2008). Promoting mental health following the London bombings: A screen and treat approach. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 21(1), 3–8.

Bryant, R. A., Friedman, M. J., Spiegel, D., Ursano, R., & Strain, J. (2012). A review of acute stress disorder in DSM-V. Depression and Anxiety, 28, 802–817.

Calhoun, L. G., & Tedeschi, R. G. (2004). The foundations of posttraumatic growth: New considerations. Psychological Inquiry, 15(1), 93–102.

Ciampi, D., (2012). Anticipated attitudes for providing psychological services to survivors of major terrorist incidents. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 4(2), 237–243.

Cohn, A.M., Zinzow, H.M., Resnick, H.S., & Kilpatrick, D.G., (2013). Correlates of reasons for not reporting rape to police: Results from a national telephone household probability sample of women with forcible or drug-or-alcohol facilitated/incapacitated rape.Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28(3), 455-473.

D’Andrea, W., Ford, J., Stolback, B., & Van der Kolk, B. (2012). Understanding interpersonal trauma in children: Why we need a developmentally appropriate trauma diagnosis. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82 (2), 187-100.

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2008, February). After the storm: Recognition, recovery, and reconstruction. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 39(1), 24–30.

Ellis, B. H., MacDonald, H. Z., Lincoln, A. K., & Cabral, H. J. (2008). Mental health of Somali adolescent refugees: The role of trauma, stress, and perceived discrimination. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(2), 184–193.

Freedy, J., & Simpson Jr., W. (2007). Disaster-Related Physical and Mental Health: A Role for the Family Physician. American Family Physician, 75(6), 841-846.

Goldston, D. B., Molock, S. D., Whitbeck, L. B., Murakami, J. L., Zayas, L. M., & Nagayama Hall, G. C. (2008). Cultural considerations in adolescent suicide prevention and psychosocial treatment. American Psychologist, 63(1), 14–31.

Hassija, C. M., Jakupcak, M., Maguen, S., & Shipherd, J. C. (2012). The influence of combat and interpersonal trauma on PTSD, depression, and alcohol misuse in U.S. Gulf War and OEF/OIF women veterans. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25(2), 216–219.

Hobfoll et al. (2007). Five essential elements of immediate and mid-term mass trauma intervention: Empirical evidence. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 70(4), 283–315.

Hughes et al. (2011). Posttraumatic stress among students after the shootings at Virginia Tech. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 3 (4), 403–411.

King, L. A., King, D. W., Vogt, D. S., Knight, J., & Samper, R. E. (2006). Deployment risk and resilience inventory: A collection of measures for studying deployment-related experiences of military personnel and veterans. Military Psychology, 18(2), 89–120.

Lalor, K., & McElvaney, R., (2010). Child sexual abuse, links to later sexual exploitation/high-risk sexual behavior, and prevention/treatment programs. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 11 (4), 159-177.

Langston, V., Gould, M., & Greenberg, N. (2007). Culture: What is its effect on stress in the military? Military Medicine, 172(9), 931-935.

Maguen, S., Metzler, T. J., Bosch, J., Marmar, C. R., Knight, S. J., & Neylan, T. C. (2012). Killing in combat maybe independently associated with suicidal ideation. Depression and Anxiety, 29(11), 918–923.

Mahoney, J., Chandra, V., Gambheera, H., De Silva, T., & Suveendran, T. (2006). Responding to the mental health and psychosocial needs of the people of Sri Lanka in disasters. International Review of Psychiatry, 18(6), 593–597.

Motomura, N., Iwakiri, M., Takino, Y., Shimomura, Y., & Ishibashi, M. (2003). School crisis intervention in the Ikeda incident: Organization and activity of the mental support team. Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, 57(2), 239–240.

Newman, E., Risch, E., & Kassam-Adams, N. (2006). Ethical issues in trauma-related research: A review. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 1(3), 29–46.

Nickerson, A. B., Brock, S. E., & Reeves, M. A. (2006). School crisis teams within an incident command system. The California School Psychologist, 11, 63–72.

Norris, F. H., & Elrod, C. L. (2006). Psychosocial consequences of disaster: A review of past research. In F. H. Norris, S. Galea, M. J. Friedman, & P. J. Watson (Eds.), Methods for disaster mental health research (pp. 20–42). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.

Pietrzak, R. H., Whealin, J. M., Stotzer, R. L., Goldstein, M. B., & Southwick, S. M. (2011). An examination of the relation between combat experiences and combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder in a sample of Connecticut OEF-OIF veterans. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 45(12), 1579–1584.

Reifels et al. (2013). Lessons learned about psychosocial responses to disaster and mass trauma: An international perspective.European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 4.

Sandoval, J., & Brock, S. E. (1996, Summer). The school psychologist's role in suicide prevention. School Psychology Quarterly, 11(2), 169–185.

Schal, S., Weierstall, R., Dusingizemungu, J-P., & Elbert, T. (2012). Mental health 15 years after the killings in Rwanda: Imprisoned perpetrators of the genocide against the Tutsi versus a community sample of survivors. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25(4), 446–453.

Silver, R. C., Holman, E. A., Andersen, J. P., Poulin, M., McIntosh, D. N., & Gil-Rivas, V. (2013). Mental- and physical-health effects of acute exposure to media images of the September 11, 2001, attacks and the Iraq War. Psychological Science, 24(9), 1623–1634.

Sommers-Flanagan, R. (2007). Ethical considerations in crisis and humanitarian interventions. Ethics & Behavior, 17(2), 187–202.

Stermac, L., del Bove, G., & Addison, M. (2004). Stranger and acquaintance assault of adult males. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 18(8), 901-915

Sugaya,L., Hasin, D.S., Olfson, M., Lin, K-H., Grant, B.F., & Blanco, C. (2012). Child physical abuse and adult mental health: A national study. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25 (4), 384-392.

Tuason, M. T. G, Guss, C. D., & Carroll, L. (2012). The disaster continues: A qualitative study on the experiences of displaced Hurricane Katrina survivors. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43(4), 288–297.

Vogt, D. S., & Tanner, L. R. (2007). Risk and resilience factors for posttraumatic stress symptomatology in Gulf War I veterans.Journal of Traumatic Stress, 20(1), 27–38.

Wilke, T. L., & Fraser, M.W. (2009). School shootings: Making sense of the senseless. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 14 (3), 162-169.

Other Readings

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