Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
- Community resilience as a metaphor, theory, set of capacities, and strategy for disaster readinessFran H Norris
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
Am J Community Psychol 41:127-50. 2008....
- PTSD in Vietnamese Americans following Hurricane Katrina: prevalence, patterns, and predictorsFran H Norris
Dartmouth Medical School and Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
J Trauma Stress 22:91-101. 2009..Symptoms were highest among participants who were low in acculturation or who had high Katrina exposure in combination with prolonged stays in transition camps during emigration...
- Innovations in disaster mental health services and evaluation: national, state, and local responses to Hurricane Katrina (introduction to the special issue)Fran H Norris
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VAMC 116D, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 36:159-64. 2009..The issue concludes with recommendations for future disaster mental health service delivery and evaluation...
- A psychometric analysis of Project Liberty's adult enhanced services referral toolFran H Norris
National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Psychiatr Serv 57:1328-34. 2006..This study aimed to examine how well the tool functioned for identifying persons who would perceive a need for professional treatment...
- Evaluation of a national effort to reach Hurricane Katrina survivors and evacuees: the crisis counseling assistance and training programFran H Norris
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder NCPTSD, VAMC 116D, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 36:165-75. 2009..Programs varied widely in service mix and intensity. The declared programs reached more people, but the undeclared programs provided more intensive services to fewer people with higher needs...
- Disaster research methods: past progress and future directionsFran H Norris
National Center for PTSD and Dartmouth Medical School, USA
J Trauma Stress 19:173-84. 2006....
- Social support mobilization and deterioration after Mexico's 1999 flood: effects of context, gender, and timeFran H Norris
Dartmouth Medical School and National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center, 215 N Main St, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
Am J Community Psychol 36:15-28. 2005..The results provide compelling evidence that the international health community must be mindful of social as well as psychological functioning when disasters strike the developing world...
- Service characteristics and counseling outcomes: lessons from a cross-site evaluation of crisis counseling after Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and WilmaFran H Norris
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VAMC 116D, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 36:176-85. 2009..The results yielded recommendations for achieving excellence in disaster mental health programs...
- Postdisaster PTSD over four waves of a panel study of Mexico's 1999 floodFran H Norris
Dartmouth Medical School and National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center 116D, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
J Trauma Stress 17:283-92. 2004..Comorbidity between PTSD and MDD was substantial. The findings demonstrate that the international health community needs to be prepared for epidemics of PTSD when disasters strike developing areas of the world...
- Prevalence and consequences of disaster-related illness and injury from Hurricane IkeFran H Norris
Dartmouth Medical School, and National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Rehabil Psychol 55:221-30. 2010....
- Epidemiology of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in MexicoFran H Norris
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth College, White River Junction, VT, USA
J Abnorm Psychol 112:646-56. 2003..Of lifetime cases, 62% became chronic; only 42% received medical or professional care. The research demonstrates the importance of expanding the epidemiologic research base on trauma to include developing countries around the world...
- Looking for resilience: understanding the longitudinal trajectories of responses to stressFran H Norris
Dartmouth Medical School, Psychiatry NCPTSD, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Soc Sci Med 68:2190-8. 2009..Understanding patterns of psychological distress over time may present opportunities for interventions that aim to increase resilience, and decrease more adverse trajectories, after mass traumatic events...
- Factors predicting crisis counselor referrals to other crisis counseling, disaster relief, and psychological services: a cross-site analysis of post-Katrina programsCraig S Rosen
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 36:186-94. 2009..Counseling and psychological referrals declined over time despite continuing mental health needs. Results confirm large urban-rural disparities in access to services...
- Mental health care for ethnic minority individuals and communities in the aftermath of disasters and mass violenceFran H Norris
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
CNS Spectr 10:132-40. 2005..Notwithstanding the pain and stress they cause, disasters create opportunities to de-stigmatize mental health needs and build trust between providers and minority communities...
- Training community therapists to deliver cognitive behavioral therapy in the aftermath of disasterJessica L Hamblen
Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for PTSD, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Int J Emerg Ment Health 12:33-40. 2010..This finding is especially important in the disaster field given that communities are likely to find themselves in emergency situations in which a number of non-expert trauma therapists will need to deliver trauma services...
- Cognitive behavioral therapy for prolonged postdisaster distressJessica L Hamblen
National Center for PTSD, VT 05009, USA
J Clin Psychol 62:1043-52. 2006..Thus, it is one part of a larger mental health disaster response and is designed to be implemented no sooner than 60 days post disaster. A clinical case demonstrates its process and technique in a community practice setting...
- Epidemiology of major depression in four cities in MexicoLaurie B Slone
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, and National Center for PTSD, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
Depress Anxiety 23:158-67. 2006..In addition, age and education level were related to current 12-month MDD. Data on the profile of MDD in urban Mexico are provided. This research expands our understanding of MDD across cultures...
- Cognitive behavioral therapy for postdisaster distress: a community based treatment program for survivors of Hurricane KatrinaJessica L Hamblen
National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 36:206-14. 2009..4 in intention-to-treat analyses. Improvements were comparable for persons with more severe distress and persons with moderate distress at referral. Benefits were maintained at follow-up for the 66 adults who have been assessed...
- Alcohol use and misuse in urban Mexican men and women: an epidemiologic perspectiveLaurie B Slone
Dartmouth College, NCPTSD 116 D VA Medical Center, 215N Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 85:163-70. 2006..The number of traumatic experiences in childhood and lower socioeconomic resources also predicted misuse, although mostly for men. Specific traumatic experiences and their relationship to alcohol use and misuse were also examined...
- Managing acute stress response to major traumaPatricia J Watson
National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Regional Medical Center, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Curr Psychiatry Rep 4:247-53. 2002....
- Validation of the Short Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Rating Interview (expanded version, Sprint-E) as a measure of postdisaster distress and treatment needFran H Norris
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research, Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
Am J Disaster Med 3:201-12. 2008....
- Diagnostic utility and factor structure of the PTSD Checklist in older adultsRobert H Pietrzak
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
Int Psychogeriatr 24:1684-96. 2012..Little research has examined the diagnostic utility and factor structure of commonly used posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment instruments in older persons...
- Severity, timing, and duration of reactions to trauma in the population: an example from MexicoFran H Norris
Dartmouth Medical School and National Center for PTSD, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
Biol Psychiatry 53:769-78. 2003..Persons in need of acute intervention can be identified on the basis of the nature and severity of the initial response as well as characteristics of the stressor...
- Violence and PTSD in Mexico: gender and regional differencesCharlene K Baker
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Violence Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:519-28. 2005..We examined the lifetime prevalence of violence in Mexico and how different characteristics of the violent event effect the probability of meeting criteria for lifetime post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
- The terror part of terrorismB Hudnall Stamm
Institute of Rural Health, Department of Psychology, Idaho State University, Campus Box 8174, Pocatello, ID 83209, USA
IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 23:149-61. 2004
- Longitudinal linkages between perceived social support and posttraumatic stress symptoms: sequential roles of social causation and social selectionKrzysztof Kaniasty
Department of Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705, USA
J Trauma Stress 21:274-81. 2008..Interpersonal and social dynamics of disasters may explain why these two contrasting causal mechanisms emerged over time...
- 60,000 disaster victims speak: Part II. Summary and implications of the disaster mental health researchFran H Norris
Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
Psychiatry 65:240-60. 2002..Altogether, the research demands that we think ecologically and design and test societal- and community-level interventions for the population at large and conserve scarce clinical resources for those most in need...
- 60,000 disaster victims speak: Part I. An empirical review of the empirical literature, 1981-2001Fran H Norris
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Psychiatry 65:207-39. 2002..Among youth, family factors were primary. Implications of the research for clinical practice and community intervention are discussed in a companion article (Norris, Friedman, and Watson, this volume)...
- Disasters in urban contextFran H Norris
Department of Psychology, Urban Life, Georgia State University, Atlanta 30303, USA
J Urban Health 79:308-14. 2002..Investigators of urban disasters are especially well situated to expand knowledge of ecological and collective aspects of disaster response and recovery...
- National Center for Disaster Mental Health ResearchFran Norris; Fiscal Year: 2007..Third, we describe our administrative resources, including internal organization and management plan. Led by Fran Norris, PhD, a psychologist (Dartmouth/NCPTSD), and Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, an epidemiologist (Michigan), the proposed ..
- Research Education in Disaster Mental HealthFran Norris; Fiscal Year: 2007..These include criterion based evaluations, consumer surveys, and quasi-experimental designs, among other approaches. ..
- Toward Developing Postdisaster Community InterventionsFran Norris; Fiscal Year: 2004..Proposed products include integrative reviews of the literature and a preliminary program model and research design. ..
- THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF DISASTER RECOVERYFran Norris; Fiscal Year: 2003..The research team combines expertise in trauma, Latino culture, and Mexican society. Collaborative relationships between the applicant organization and researchers in Mexico have been established. ..
- SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF DISASTER RECOVERYFran Norris; Fiscal Year: 1999..Collaborative relationships between the applicant organization and researchers at the University of Guadalajara and at the National Institute of Anthropology in Oaxaca have been established. ..