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Mental health effects of earthquakes, psychological treatment of earthquake survivors

Mental health consequences of disaster in Japan: How reliable are “expert” opinions in the media?

April 2, 2011

In my previous post I had pointed to ill-informed comments from mental health professionals about the mental health effects of Japan disaster. I will expand on this issue a bit further by highlighting how “expert” opinion on this issue is plagued by various common misconceptions about earthquake trauma. There are numerous examples of this in… Read More ›

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