Metin Basoglu's blog on war, torture, and natural disasters

Recommended reading on treatment of earthquake survivors

After the earthquakes in New Zealand and Japan, I have been getting requests for information about treatment of earthquake survivors from mental health professionals. Below is a list of our publications about treatment of earthquake survivors (updated March 2013).

Book

Basoglu M, Salcioglu E (2011) A mental healthcare model for mass trauma survivors: Control-Focused Behavioral Treatment of earthquake, war, and torture trauma. Cambridge University Press.

Articles

Salcioglu E, Basoglu M. (2013) Current State of the Art in Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. In F. Durbano (Ed.) New Insights into Anxiety Disorders. http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/54197

Salcioglu E, Basoglu M. (2010) Control focused behavioral treatment of earthquake survivors using live exposure to conditioned and simulated unconditioned stimuli. CyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 13, 13-19. [FULL TEXT]

Basoglu M, Salcioglu E, Livanou M. (2009) Single case experimental studies of a self-help manual for traumatic stress in earthquake survivors. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 40, 50-58. [ABSTRACT]

Salcioglu E, Basoglu M. (2008) Psychological effects of earthquakes on children: Prospects for brief behavioral treatment. World Journal of Pediatrics, 4, 165-172. [PDF]

Basoglu M, Salcioglu E, Livanou M. (2007) A randomized controlled study of single-session behavioral treatment of earthquake-related posttraumatic stress using an earthquake simulator. Psychological Medicine, 37, 203-214. [ABSTRACT]

Salcioglu E, Basoglu M, Livanou M. (2007) Effects of live exposure on symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder: The role of reduced behavioral avoidance in improvement. Behavior Research and Therapy, 45, 2268-2279. [ABSTRACT]

Basoglu M, Salcioglu E, Livanou M, Kalender D, Acar G (2005) Single-session behavioral treatment of earthquake-related posttraumatic stress disorder: A randomized waiting list controlled trial. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 18, 1-11. [PDF]

Basoglu M, Livanou M, Salcioglu E. (2003) A single-session with an earthquake simulator for traumatic stress in earthquake survivors. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 788-790. [PDF]

Basoglu M, Livanou M, Salcioglu E, Kalender D. (2003) A brief behavioral treatment of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder in earthquake survivors: Results from an open clinical trial. Psychological Medicine, 33, 647-654 [PDF]

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