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Title Posttraumatic stress disorder : acute and long-term responses to trauma and disaster / edited by Carol S. Fullerton and Robert J. Ursano.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : American Psychiatric Press, [1997]
Edition First edition.

Series Progress in psychiatry series ; 51
Progress in psychiatry series ; #51.
Subject Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic.
Stress, Psychological -- complications.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Alt Name Fullerton, Carol S.
Ursano, Robert J., 1947-
Description xii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Understanding the patterns of posttraumatic responses -- Acute responses to trauma and disaster -- Exposure to traumatic death in disaster and war -- War-related psychopathology in Kuwait -- A study of school children and Hurricane Andrew -- Long-term responses to trauma and disaster -- Persistence of PTSD in former prisoners of war -- Combat exposure and PTSD among homeless veterans of three wars -- Trauma, time, and recovery.
ISBN 0880487518 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 34984090
Table of Contents
 Introduction to the Progress in Psychiatry Series / David Spiegel 
1The Other Side of Chaos: Understanding the Patterns of Posttraumatic Responses / Carol S. Fullerton, Robert J. Ursano3
2Multiple Stressors Following a Disaster and Dissociative Symptoms / Cheryl Koopman, Catherine Classen, David Spiegel21
3Exposure to Traumatic Death in Disaster and War / James E. McCarroll, Robert J. Ursano, Carol S. Fullerton37
4Posttraumatic Responses in Spouse/Significant Others of Disaster Workers / Carol S. Fullerton, Robert J. Ursano59
5Comorbidity of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression / Elie G. Karam77
6War-Related Psychopathology in Kuwait: An Assessment of War-Related Mental Health Problems / Lars Weisaeth91
7Children of the Storm: A Study of School Children and Hurricane Andrew / Jon A. Shaw123
8Persistence of PTSD in Former Prisoners of War / William F. Page, Brian E. Engdahl, Raina E. Eberly147
9Comorbidity of Substance Abuse and PTSD / Kenneth J. Hoffman, Jane E. Sasaki159
10Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and the Risk of Traumatic Deaths Among Vietnam Veterans / Tim A. Bullman, Han K. Kang175
11Combat Exposure and PTSD Among Homeless Veterans of Three Wars / Robert Rosenheck, Linda Frisman, Alan Fontana [et al.]191
12Acute to Chronic: Etiology and Pathophysiology of PTSD - A Biopsychological Approach / Arieh Y. Shalev209
13Neurobiological Alterations in PTSD: Review of the Clinical Literature / Steven M. Southwick, Rachel Yehuda, Dennis S. Charney241
14Trauma, Time, and Recovery / Robert J. Ursano, Carol S. Fullerton269

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