Betty J Pfefferbaum

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Universal preventive interventions for children in the context of disasters and terrorism
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Terrorism and Disaster Center, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 920 Stanton L Young Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA Electronic address
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 23:363-82, ix-x. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Children of terrorism survivors: Physiological reactions seven years following a terrorist incident
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:749-54. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of physiological reactivity in children and maternal figures who lost relatives in a terrorist attack
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126 0901, USA
    Death Stud 37:395-412. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Children of national guard troops: a pilot study of deployment, patriotism, and media coverage
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Terrorism and Disaster Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 15:129-37. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Research methodology used in studies of child disaster mental health interventions for posttraumatic stress
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, and Terrorism and Disaster Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:11-24. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Perception of change and burden in children of national guard troops deployed as part of the global war on terror
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 14:189-96. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessing children's disaster reactions and mental health needs: screening and clinical evaluation
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 58:135-42. 2013
  8. pmc Framework for research on children's reactions to disasters and terrorist events
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, Terrorism and Disaster Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73126, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:567-76. 2012
  9. pmc Issues in the assessment of children's coping in the context of mass trauma
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:272-9. 2012
  10. pmc Autonomic reactivity and hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis dysregulation in spouses of Oklahoma City bombing survivors 7 years after the attack
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, PO Box 26901, WP 3470 Oklahoma City, OK 73126 0901, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 53:901-6. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Child & Family Disaster Research Training & Education
    Betty Pfefferbaum; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. doi request reprint Universal preventive interventions for children in the context of disasters and terrorism
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Terrorism and Disaster Center, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 920 Stanton L Young Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA Electronic address
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 23:363-82, ix-x. 2014
    ..A literature search identified 17 empirical studies that were analyzed to examine the timing and setting of intervention delivery, providers, conditions addressed and outcomes, and intervention approaches and components. ..
  2. doi request reprint Children of terrorism survivors: Physiological reactions seven years following a terrorist incident
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:749-54. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine psychiatric illness and physiological indicators in the children of Oklahoma City bombing survivors seven years after the event...
  3. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of physiological reactivity in children and maternal figures who lost relatives in a terrorist attack
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126 0901, USA
    Death Stud 37:395-412. 2013
    ..Research using larger representative samples studied early and over time is indicated to determine the potential significance of these findings...
  4. ncbi request reprint Children of national guard troops: a pilot study of deployment, patriotism, and media coverage
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Terrorism and Disaster Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 15:129-37. 2013
    ..The results of this pilot study identified relationships of both patriotism and attention to media coverage with children's emotional and behavioral status and personal adjustment suggesting areas for future investigation...
  5. doi request reprint Research methodology used in studies of child disaster mental health interventions for posttraumatic stress
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, and Terrorism and Disaster Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:11-24. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the research methodology used in studies of child disaster mental health interventions for posttraumatic stress...
  6. ncbi request reprint Perception of change and burden in children of national guard troops deployed as part of the global war on terror
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 14:189-96. 2012
    ..Helping children prepare for and manage changes in relationships, roles, rules, and routines may lessen adverse reactions to changes in the environment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessing children's disaster reactions and mental health needs: screening and clinical evaluation
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 58:135-42. 2013
    ..To present a framework for assessing children's disaster reactions and mental health needs...
  8. pmc Framework for research on children's reactions to disasters and terrorist events
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, Terrorism and Disaster Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73126, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:567-76. 2012
    ..The use of this approach is illustrated with examples from disaster mental health studies in children, thus simultaneously providing a review of the literature...
  9. pmc Issues in the assessment of children's coping in the context of mass trauma
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:272-9. 2012
    ..This article examines the theoretical and practical issues in assessing coping in children exposed to mass trauma, and includes recommendations to guide assessment and research of children's coping within this specialized context...
  10. pmc Autonomic reactivity and hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis dysregulation in spouses of Oklahoma City bombing survivors 7 years after the attack
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, PO Box 26901, WP 3470 Oklahoma City, OK 73126 0901, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 53:901-6. 2012
    ..The objective of this exploratory pilot study was to examine autonomic reactivity and hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis dysregulation in spouses of highly exposed survivors of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing...
  11. doi request reprint The integration of mental and behavioral health into disaster preparedness, response, and recovery
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73126 0901, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 6:60-6. 2012
    ..Integration must be supported in underlying policies and administration with clear lines of responsibility for formulating and implementing policy and practice...
  12. doi request reprint The H1N1 crisis: a case study of the integration of mental and behavioral health in public health crises
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73126 0901, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 6:67-71. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Aspects of exposure in childhood trauma: the stressor criterion
    Betty J Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 6:17-26. 2005
    ..Future studies should focus on specific aspects of exposure and outcomes, indirect forms of exposure, the clinical significance of findings, and the various factors that influence a child's reaction to trauma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Traumatic grief in a convenience sample of victims seeking support services after a terrorist incident
    B Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73104, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 13:19-24. 2001
    ..The results support the construct of traumatic grief and have important implications for the treatment of people exposed to large-scale traumatic events and for the training of mental health professionals...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trauma, grief and depression in Nairobi children after the 1998 bombing of the American Embassy
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Death Stud 30:561-77. 2006
    ..The study supports the developing literature on traumatic grief and the need for studies exploring the potentially unique aspects of this construct...
  16. doi request reprint Change in smoking and drinking after september 11, 2001, in a national sample of ever smokers and ever drinkers
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126 0901, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:113-21. 2008
    ..The results have implications for research, clinical practice, and public health...
  17. ncbi request reprint Media coverage and children's reactions to disaster with implications for primary care and public health
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    J Okla State Med Assoc 101:312-7. 2008
    ..These perceptions persisted for approximately 10% of the children. Our Findings suggest the importance of primary care and public health interventions to determine and monitor children's reactions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Enhancing national capacity to conduct child and family disaster mental health research
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA
    Nurs Educ Perspect 31:237-41. 2010
    ..This article describes the creation and training of 10 specialized research teams, curriculum development, implementation of the program, and progress to date as well as lessons learned and challenges to sustainability...
  19. ncbi request reprint Physiological reactivity in children of Oklahoma City bombing survivors 7 years postdisaster: a pilot study
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK 73126, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 23:202-7. 2011
    ..Relatively few studies of children exposed to trauma have used objective indicators such as heart rate and blood pressure measurements to assess physiological reactivity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Teachers' psychological reactions 7 weeks after the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 74:263-71. 2004
    ..Twenty percent reported difficulty handling demands; 5% sought counseling. Outreach efforts should assess and assist teachers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Media exposure in children one hundred miles from a terrorist bombing
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, Center for Terrorism Studies, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190 3048, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 15:1-8. 2003
    ..This study implicates print media exposure as well. Media exposure to terrorist incidents, therefore, should be monitored and those working with children should assess exposure and stress even in children not directly impacted...
  22. pmc Exposure and peritraumatic response as predictors of posttraumatic stress in children following the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    J Urban Health 79:354-63. 2002
    ..These findings suggest the importance of peritraumatic response in children's reactions to terrorism. These early responses can be used to help determine which children may experience difficulty over time...
  23. ncbi request reprint Increased alcohol use in a treatment sample of Oklahoma City bombing victims
    B Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, P O Box 26901, Williams Pavilion, Room 3470, Oklahoma City, OK 73190 3048, USA
    Psychiatry 64:296-303. 2001
    ..Increased alcohol consumption may present a problem in disaster victims months after exposure to trauma. Therefore, the use of alcohol should be routinely assessed in those who remain symptomatic over time...
  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Oklahoma City bombing on children in the community
    B Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190 3048, USA
    Mil Med 166:49-50. 2001
    ..Children with strong initial reactions should be followed over time, and disaster-related television viewing should be carefully monitored...
  25. ncbi request reprint Television exposure in children after a terrorist incident
    B Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 920 Stanton L Young Blvd, WP 3470, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Psychiatry 64:202-11. 2001
    ..Future research should examine further whether early symptoms predict increased television viewing and/or whether television viewing predicts subsequent symptoms...
  26. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress two years after the Oklahoma City bombing in youths geographically distant from the explosion
    B Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, P O Box 26901, Williams Pavilion, Room 3470, Oklahoma City, OK 73190 3048, USA
    Psychiatry 63:358-70. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that children geographically distant from disaster who have not directly experienced an interpersonal loss report PTSD symptoms and functional impairment associated with increased media exposure and indirect loss...
  27. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress among young children after the death of a friend or acquaintance in a terrorist bombing
    B Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73190 3048, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:386-8. 2000
    ..Parents and those working with children should be alert to the impact of loss even when it involves nonrelatives...
  28. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress responses in bereaved children after the Oklahoma City bombing
    B Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73190 3048, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:1372-9. 1999
    ..To investigate the responses of middle and high school students exposed to the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing across a spectrum of loss...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mental health services for children in the first two years after the 1995 Oklahoma City terrorist bombing
    B Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:956-8. 1999
    ..A clinical needs assessment of all children in the Oklahoma City public school system was carried out, and clinicians provided emergency and crisis services, counseling, and support groups...
  30. ncbi request reprint Lessons from the first two years of Project Heartland, Oklahoma's mental health response to the 1995 bombing
    J A Call
    Oklahoma Department of Mental Health, Oklahoma City 73104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:953-5. 1999
    ..The authors describe lessons learned in the areas of planning and service delivery, as well as the types and extent of services provided in the project's first two years...
  31. ncbi request reprint The emotional impact of injury following an international terrorist incident
    B Pfefferbaum
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73104, USA
    Public Health Rev 29:271-80. 2001
    ..Terrorism represents a major public health threat throughout the world. Bombings of the United States Embassies in East Africa in 1998 resulted in extensive physical and emotional casualties...
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical needs assessment of middle and high school students following the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
    B Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73190 3048, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1069-74. 1999
    ..This clinical assessment was designed to identify middle and high school students in need of formal evaluation for posttraumatic response symptoms following the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City...
  33. doi request reprint Research with children exposed to disasters
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:S49-56. 2008
    ..As the field matures, greater attention to the sophistication of research methods and design will increase our understanding of children in the context of disasters...
  34. ncbi request reprint Case finding and mental health services for children in the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Humble Independent Schools, Humble, Texas, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 30:215-27. 2003
    ..There was no relationship between posttraumatic stress symptomatology and counseling contact for students with the highest levels of posttraumatic stress. Implications for school-based services are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Does television viewing satisfy criteria for exposure in posttraumatic stress disorder?
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, PO Box 26901, Williams Pavilion, Room 3470, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Psychiatry 65:306-9. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Children's response to terrorism: a critical review of the literature
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 5:95-100. 2003
    ..This article indicates significant challenges in the identification, evaluation, and treatment of children potentially in need of attention...
  37. pmc The impact of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing on the partners of firefighters
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, 73104, USA
    J Urban Health 79:364-72. 2002
    ..The results suggest the need for further study of the impact of interpersonal exposure in those who provide support for rescue-and-recovery workers in major terrorist incidents...
  38. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress and functional impairment in Kenyan children following the 1998 American Embassy bombing
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73190 3048, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:133-40. 2003
    ..Posttraumatic stress reactions to the bombing were related to posttraumatic stress reactions to other trauma and to peritraumatic reaction. Self-reported functional impairment was minimal...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Body handlers after terrorism in Oklahoma City: predictors of posttraumatic stress and other symptoms
    Phebe Tucker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190 3048, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:469-75. 2002
    ..Coping techniques are described, as well as possible reasons for unexpected resilience in the majority...
  41. ncbi request reprint Physiologic reactivity despite emotional resilience several years after direct exposure to terrorism
    Phebe M Tucker
    Department of Psychiatry, OUHSC, WP 3440, P O Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:230-5. 2007
    ..Six and a half to 7 years after the 1995 terrorist bombing in Oklahoma City, the authors assessed autonomic reactivity to trauma reminders and psychiatric symptoms in adults who had some degree of direct exposure to the blast...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effect of loss and trauma on substance use behavior in individuals seeking support services after the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 14:89-95. 2002
    ..Although no causal relationship can be assumed, our findings indicate an association of grief and posttraumatic stress with increased substance use behaviors in disaster victims...
  43. ncbi request reprint Persistent physiological reactivity in a pilot study of partners of firefighters after a terrorist attack
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:128-31. 2006
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  44. ncbi request reprint Biological correlates of direct exposure to terrorism several years postdisaster
    Phebe Tucker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 22:186-95. 2010
    ..It is important to understand long-term biological and psychiatric correlates of intense exposure to terrorism...
  45. ncbi request reprint Emotional and biological stress measures in Katrina survivors relocated to Oklahoma
    Phebe Tucker
    Department of Psychiatry, OU College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma HSC, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 5:113-25. 2010
    ..The authors assessed relocated Hurricane Katrina survivors' emotional and biological stress measures 20 months postdisaster to understand effects of both hurricane exposure and forced relocation on emotional and physical health...
  46. ncbi request reprint Panic reactions to terrorist attacks and probable posttraumatic stress disorder in adolescents
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, 73104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:217-28. 2006
    ..Future studies should use longitudinal designs to examine the course and pathogenic pathways for the development of panic, PTSD, and other anxiety disorders after exposure to disasters...
  47. ncbi request reprint Integrating authorities and disciplines into the preparedness-planning process: a study of mental health, public health, and emergency management
    Madeline Robertson
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 2:133-42. 2007
    ..Interviewees reported numerous barriers and strategies, which we cataloged according to a well-accepted eight-step plan for transforming organizations...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effects of prior trauma and age on posttraumatic stress symptoms in Asian and Middle Eastern immigrants after terrorism in the community
    Richard Trautman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73190 3048, USA
    Community Ment Health J 38:459-74. 2002
    ..Bomb-related PTSD symptoms increased with current age and were inversely related to age at the time of prior trauma. Results underscore the importance of providing long-term disaster assistance to immigrants with prior trauma...

Research Grants2

  1. Child & Family Disaster Research Training & Education
    Betty Pfefferbaum; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..6) To design a modular, multidisciplinary research-training curriculum on child and family disaster mental health incorporating modern principles of public mental health and a scientifically informed developmental psychopathology model. ..