‘Katrina brain’: The invisible long-term toll of megastorms Long after a big hurricane blows through, its effects hammer the mental-health system.
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Rhodes recently spoke with Health about her research on Hurricane Katrina survivors, and about the field of post-traumatic grief in general.
Mental health professionals seek to restore something else survivors lost: Peace of mind
By LORI SHRIDHARE December 6, 2013 When natural disasters unleash horrific damage and generate mass casualties, the psychological impact on survivors typically includes posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with symptoms that can range from mild and transitory to long-term duress. Read the article here.
Benefits of Longitudinal Disaster Data
7 years after Katrina, New Orleans homeless twice pre-storm level