Immediate And Long Term Treatment Plans For The Victims Psychological and

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Immediate And Long-Term Treatment Plans For The Victims. Psychological and provision of practical support interventions are likely to be enough for the victims who are exhibiting mild to the moderate trouble of function. These interventions include skills for psychological recovery and psychological first aid. On the other hand, more intensive intervention may greatly help those victims showing more protracted reactions in the months following an attack ( Frykberg, 2002) . On the contrary, evidence-based treatments can be used to treat those who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder which is the most common post-attack psychological health effect and other diseases such as anxiety and depression. Governments should also initiate health programmes that do not require any criteria to be met by the victims for post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosis. In conclusion, it can be drawn that both mass-casualty terrorist and natural attacks leave the victims traumatized and devastated. Therefore more stations where these victims can get help psychologically and even financially should be put in place. There should also be a limit on how the media displays the events of a terror or mass casualty attack. Arguably this is because the more attention the press gets, the more money which means they may air the incident as many times as possible without considering the effects being planted on the victims and the whole community at large.
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NATURAL AND TERRORIST MASS CASUALTY 6 References. Shanahan, M. (2016). Mass Casualty Incidents. Health Emergency Preparedness and Response, 138. Gautschi, O. P., & Zellweger, R. (2007). Mass casualty incidents. ANZ journal of surgery, 77(8), 703-704. Frykberg, E. R. (2002). Medical management of disasters and mass casualties from terrorist bombings: how can we cope?. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery , 53 (2), 201-212. Sarkisian, A. E., Khondkarian, R. A., Amirbekian, N. M., Bagdasarian, N. B., Khojayan, R. L., & Oganesian, Y. T. (1991). Sonographic screening of mass casualties for abdominal and renal injuries following the 1988 Armenian earthquake. The Journal of trauma, 31(2), 247-250.
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