S M Becker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Emergency mental health management in bioterrorism events
    David M Benedek
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry Service, Building 6 Borden Pavilion, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 20:393-407. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Emergency communication and information issues in terrorist events involving radioactive materials
    Steven M Becker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, 35294 0022, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 2:195-207. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Addressing the psychosocial and communication challenges posed by radiological/nuclear terrorism: key developments since NCRP Report No. 138
    Steven M Becker
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 530 Ryals Public Health Building, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Health Phys 89:521-30. 2005
  4. pmc Communicating risk to the public after radiological incidents
    Steven M Becker
    BMJ 335:1106-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Meeting the threat of weapons of mass destruction terrorism: toward a broader conception of consequence management
    S M Becker
    Center for Disaster Preparedness, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Mil Med 166:13-6. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Are the psychosocial aspects of weapons of mass destruction incidents addressed in the Federal Response Plan: summary of an expert panel
    S M Becker
    Center for Disaster Preparedness, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Mil Med 166:66-8. 2001
  7. doi request reprint Risk communication and radiological/nuclear terrorism: a strategic view
    Steven M Becker
    Department of Environmental Health Science, Disaster and Emergency Communication Research Unit, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, 1665 University Boulevard, Room 530, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Health Phys 101:551-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Improving hospital preparedness for radiological terrorism: perspectives from emergency department physicians and nurses
    Steven M Becker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:174-84. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Learning from the 2011 Great East Japan Disaster: insights from a special radiological emergency assistance mission
    Steven M Becker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Disaster and Emergency Communication Research Unit, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 9:394-404. 2011
  10. pmc Psychosocial assistance after environmental accidents: a policy perspective
    S M Becker
    Department of Government and Public Service, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294 3350, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 105:1557-63. 1997

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Emergency mental health management in bioterrorism events
    David M Benedek
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry Service, Building 6 Borden Pavilion, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 20:393-407. 2002
    ..These and other high-risk groups will benefit from the same supportive interventions developed for the community as a whole...
  2. ncbi request reprint Emergency communication and information issues in terrorist events involving radioactive materials
    Steven M Becker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, 35294 0022, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 2:195-207. 2004
    ..Key findings for the public and professional groups are presented, and the implications of the research for developing messages in radiological/nuclear terrorism situations are explored...
  3. ncbi request reprint Addressing the psychosocial and communication challenges posed by radiological/nuclear terrorism: key developments since NCRP Report No. 138
    Steven M Becker
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 530 Ryals Public Health Building, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Health Phys 89:521-30. 2005
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of continuing psychosocial and communication challenges, including critical areas needing further attention as the nation moves to meet the threat of terrorism involving radioactive materials...
  4. pmc Communicating risk to the public after radiological incidents
    Steven M Becker
    BMJ 335:1106-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Meeting the threat of weapons of mass destruction terrorism: toward a broader conception of consequence management
    S M Becker
    Center for Disaster Preparedness, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Mil Med 166:13-6. 2001
    ..There is an urgent need, therefore, to re-think current approaches and to develop a broader conception of consequence management...
  6. ncbi request reprint Are the psychosocial aspects of weapons of mass destruction incidents addressed in the Federal Response Plan: summary of an expert panel
    S M Becker
    Center for Disaster Preparedness, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Mil Med 166:66-8. 2001
    ..This article summarizes the views and assessments of the panelists as well as their policy recommendations for enhancing preparedness...
  7. doi request reprint Risk communication and radiological/nuclear terrorism: a strategic view
    Steven M Becker
    Department of Environmental Health Science, Disaster and Emergency Communication Research Unit, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, 1665 University Boulevard, Room 530, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Health Phys 101:551-8. 2011
    ..In this article, each of the four stages is discussed, and future directions for improving radiological/nuclear terrorism risk communication are explored...
  8. doi request reprint Improving hospital preparedness for radiological terrorism: perspectives from emergency department physicians and nurses
    Steven M Becker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:174-84. 2008
    ..To date, however, there has been a paucity of research focusing specifically on ED clinicians' perspectives regarding this threat...
  9. doi request reprint Learning from the 2011 Great East Japan Disaster: insights from a special radiological emergency assistance mission
    Steven M Becker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Disaster and Emergency Communication Research Unit, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 9:394-404. 2011
    ..They also have more general relevance for emergency planning, preparedness, and response. In this article, several of the most salient insights and lessons are highlighted...
  10. pmc Psychosocial assistance after environmental accidents: a policy perspective
    S M Becker
    Department of Government and Public Service, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294 3350, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 105:1557-63. 1997
    ..This article offers a series of policy proposals that may help smooth the way for psychosocial assistance programs in future environmental emergencies...
  11. ncbi request reprint When disaster strikes: responding to the needs of children
    Robin H Gurwitch
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for Terrorism and Disaster Branch, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 19:21-8. 2004
    ..Policy-makers and systems of care hold great responsibility for resource allocation, and also are well-placed to understand the impact of trauma and disaster on children and children's unique needs in such situations...