Mental Health Response to Mass Emergencies Theory and Practice (Psychosocial Stress Series, No 12) by Mary Lystad

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  • Psychology,
  • Crisis Therapy,
  • Disaster relief,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Psychotherapy,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Disaster victims,
  • Disasters,
  • Mental health,
  • Mental health services

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Number of Pages454
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ISBN 100876305141
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