- The combined effect of drought stress and heat shock on gene expression in tobacco
Department of Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa 32000, Israel
Plant Physiol 130:1143-51. 2002
..Therefore, improving stress tolerance of plants and crops may require a reevaluation, taking into account the effect of multiple stresses on plant metabolism and defense...
- Post-traumatic stress disorder following disasters: a systematic review
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
Psychol Med 38:467-80. 2008
b>Disasters are traumatic events that may result in a wide range of mental and physical health consequences. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is probably the most commonly studied post-disaster psychiatric disorder...
- 60,000 disaster victims speak: Part I. An empirical review of the empirical literature, 1981-2001
Fran H Norris
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Psychiatry 65:207-39. 2002
..g., terrorism, shooting sprees) rather than natural or technological disasters. Most samples of rescue and recovery workers showed remarkable resilience...
- Plant breeding and drought in C3 cereals: what should we breed for?
J L Araus
Unitat de Fisiologia Vegetal, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Ann Bot 89:925-40. 2002
..Alternatively, extending the duration of stem elongation without changing the timing of anthesis would increase the number of grains per spike and the harvest index without changing the amount of water utilized by the crop...
- Longitudinal study of earthquake-related PTSD in a randomly selected community sample in north China
Institute of Mental Health, Beijing Medical University, China
Am J Psychiatry 157:1260-6. 2000
..The effects of diagnostic criteria on the frequency of detected PTSD were also examined...
- Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety among adolescents following the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in China
Center for Studies of Psychological Application, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, 510631, China
J Trauma Stress 24:44-53. 2011
..Implications of findings on intervention and prevention of mental health problems among adolescents after experiencing earthquake disasters are discussed.
- Improved response to disasters and outbreaks by tracking population movements with mobile phone network data: a post-earthquake geospatial study in Haiti
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
PLoS Med 8:e1001083. 2011
Population movements following disasters can cause important increases in morbidity and mortality. Without knowledge of the locations of affected people, relief assistance is compromised...
- Epidemics after natural disasters
John T Watson
Disease Control in Humanitarian Emerfencies, Communicable Disease Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Emerg Infect Dis 13:1-5. 2007
The relationship between natural disasters and communicable diseases is frequently misconstrued...
- Mental disorders, psychological symptoms and quality of life 8 years after an earthquake: findings from a community sample in Italy
Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Newham Centre for Mental Health, Queen Mary University of London, London E13 8SP, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:615-21. 2011
Various studies assessed mental disorders and psychological symptoms following natural disasters, including earthquakes...
- Infectious diseases following natural disasters: prevention and control measures
Isidore K Kouadio
United Nations University International Institute for Global Health, UKM Hospital Complex, Jalan Jaacob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras 56000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 10:95-104. 2012
Natural disasters may lead to infectious disease outbreaks when they result in substantial population displacement and exacerbate synergic risk factors (change in the environment, in human conditions and in the vulnerability to existing ..
- Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder among adult survivors three months after the Sichuan earthquake in China
Key Laboratory of Mental Health, and the Psychological Crisis Intervention Center, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
J Trauma Stress 22:444-50. 2009
- The epidemiology of post-traumatic stress disorder after disasters
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Epidemiol Rev 27:78-91. 2005
- Psychological distress among Bam earthquake survivors in Iran: a population-based study
Department of Social Medicine, Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, Tehran, Iran
BMC Public Health 5:4. 2005
..A study was carried out to assess psychological distress among Bam earthquake survivors and factors associated with severe mental health in those who survived the tragedy...
- Airborne mold and endotoxin concentrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, after flooding, October through November 2005
Gina M Solomon
Natural Resources Defense Council, San Francisco, California, USA
Environ Health Perspect 114:1381-6. 2006
..The hurricanes and flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana, in October and November 2005 resulted in damp conditions favorable to the dispersion of bioaerosols such as mold spores and endotoxin...
- Risk factors for depression in the survivors of the 1988 earthquake in Armenia
Haroutune K Armenian
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Urban Health 79:373-82. 2002
Most studies of psychopathology following disasters are concerned with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
- Mental health problems among children one-year after Sichuan earthquake in China: a follow-up study
Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
PLoS ONE 6:e14706. 2011
..The main purpose of the study was to provide a better understanding of mental health problems and associated risk factors among children after earthquake...
- Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among children in tsunami-affected areas in southern Thailand
Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
JAMA 296:549-59. 2006
..The tsunami that followed severely impacted all 6 southwestern provinces of Thailand, where approximately 20,000 children were directly affected...
- Construct validation of the Dutch version of the impact of event scale
Eleonore van der Ploeg
Department of Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
Psychol Assess 16:16-26. 2004
..The construct validity was assessed by using confirmatory factor analyses. Outcomes revealed a robust structure over the various samples, generally supporting the composition of the original IES...
- Overview of deaths associated with natural events, United States, 1979-2004
Maria T F Thacker
Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA, USA
Disasters 32:303-15. 2008
..Most deaths associated with natural events are preventable and society can take action to decrease the morbidity and mortality connected with them...
- Predictors of psychological distress in survivors of the 1999 earthquakes in Turkey: effects of relocation after the disaster
Department of Psychiatry, Izzet Baysal Medical School, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey
Acta Psychiatr Scand 114:194-202. 2006
Relocations after disasters are known to cause added distress in survivors. This study examined the effects of migration and other factors on psychological status of survivors 4 years after the two severe earthquakes in Turkey.
- Children's and parents' posttraumatic stress reactions after the 2004 tsunami
Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, Oslo, Norway
Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 16:621-34. 2011
..In assessments of trauma-related consequences and in therapeutic work with children clinicians need to expand the focus to include their parents and family...
- Overexpression of a Panax ginseng tonoplast aquaporin alters salt tolerance, drought tolerance and cold acclimation ability in transgenic Arabidopsis plants
Department of Horticulture, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Planta 226:729-40. 2007
- Financial and social circumstances and the incidence and course of PTSD in Mississippi during the first two years after Hurricane Katrina
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
J Trauma Stress 21:357-68. 2008
..Postdisaster interventions that aim to improve manipulable stressors after these events may influence the onset and course of PTSD...
- Before and after the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake: traumatic events and depressive symptoms in an older population
Christopher L Seplaki
Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Wallace Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Soc Sci Med 62:3121-32. 2006
Natural disasters, such as earthquakes, can have deleterious consequences for physical and psychological health...
- Three decades of disasters: a review of disaster-specific literature from 1977-2009
Monash University, Department of Community Emergency, Melbourne, Australia
Prehosp Disaster Med 24:306-11. 2009
The potential for disasters exists in all communities. To mitigate the potential catastrophes that confront humanity in the new millennium, an evidence-based approach to disaster management is required urgently...
- Over-time changes in PTSD and depression among children surviving the 1999 Istanbul earthquake
Institute of Child Health, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 18:384-91. 2009
..To follow-up on child and adolescent victims with full criteria of PTSD and depression, and to examine the impact of treatment...
- Who died as a result of the tsunami? Risk factors of mortality among internally displaced persons in Sri Lanka: a retrospective cohort analysis
Research Center for Tropical Infectious Diseases, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
BMC Public Health 6:73. 2006
..This study aimed to describe the mortality and related risk factors which affected the displaced population over a period of two and a half months after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in an eastern coastal district of Sri Lanka...
- How does arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis regulate root hydraulic properties and plasma membrane aquaporins in Phaseolus vulgaris under drought, cold or salinity stresses?
Departamento de Microbiologia del Suelo y Sistemas Simbioticos, Estacion Experimental del Zaidin, CSIC, C Profesor Alabareda 1, 18008, Granada, Spain
New Phytol 173:808-16. 2007
..Differential expression of the PIP genes studied under each stress depending on the AM fungal presence may indicate a specific function and regulation by the AM symbiosis of each gene under the specific conditions of each stress tested...
- Arabidopsis CBF3/DREB1A and ABF3 in transgenic rice increased tolerance to abiotic stress without stunting growth
Se Jun Oh
Division of Bioscience and Bioinformatics, Myongji University, Yongin 449 728, Korea
Plant Physiol 138:341-51. 2005
- Social network disruption as a major factor associated with psychological distress 3 years after the 2004 Niigata-Chuetsu earthquake in Japan
Division of Social and Environmental Medicine, Department of Community Preventive Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757 Asahimachi dori, Chuo Ku, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
Environ Health Prev Med 17:118-23. 2012
..The aim of this study was to determine factors associated with psychological distress in people living in a town at the epicenter 3 years after the earthquake...
- Depression and PTSD symptoms among bereaved adolescents 6(1/2) years after the 1988 Spitak earthquake
Armen K Goenjian
UCLA Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90064, USA
J Affect Disord 112:81-4. 2009
..To compare depression and PTSD symptoms of parentally bereaved adolescents and a comparison group after a catastrophic natural disaster...
- Indoor environmental exposures for children with asthma enrolled in the HEAL study, post-Katrina New Orleans
L Faye Grimsley
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Environ Health Perspect 120:1600-6. 2012
..Rain and flooding from Hurricane Katrina resulted in widespread growth of mold and bacteria and production of allergens in New Orleans, Louisiana, which may have led to increased exposures and morbidity in children with asthma...
- The Head-off Environmental Asthma in Louisiana (HEAL) study--methods and study population
Patricia C Chulada
Clinical Research Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
Environ Health Perspect 120:1592-9. 2012
..In the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, and surrounding parishes (NOLA), children with asthma were perilously impacted by Hurricane Katrina as a result of disrupted health care, high home mold and allergen levels, and high stress...
- Full and partial PTSD among earthquake survivors in rural Taiwan
Te Jen Lai
Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University and Department of Psychiatry, Chung Shan Medical Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
J Psychiatr Res 38:313-22. 2004
..In conclusion, PTSD and PTSS are commonly observed following earthquake exposure and are associated with similarly high levels of psychosocial impairment...
- Prevalence and consequences of disaster-related illness and injury from Hurricane Ike
Fran 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
To explore the extent to which disasters may be a source of injury and disability in community populations, we examined the prevalence and short-term consequences of disaster-related illness and injury for distress, disability, and ..
- A prospective population based study of changes in alcohol use and binge drinking after a mass traumatic event
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 115:1-8. 2011
..Disaster-related exposures may have a particularly strong impact among individuals with a history of social and economic adversity, widening preexisting health disparities...
- Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic growth among adult survivors one year following 2008 Sichuan earthquake
Uncertainty Decision Making Laboratory, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610064, PR, China
J Affect Disord 133:274-80. 2011
..The aim of this study was to explore prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic growth, including its relationship with PTSD symptoms among adult survivors of a severe earthquake...
- Fructans, but not the sucrosyl-galactosides, raffinose and loliose, are affected by drought stress in perennial ryegrass
Unité Mixte de Recherche Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique Université de Caen Basse Normandie, Laboratoire de Physiologie et Biochimie Végétales, Institut de Recherche en Biologie Appliquée, Universite, 14032 Caen Cedex, France
Plant Physiol 132:2218-29. 2003
..Interestingly, Suc but not fructan concentrations greatly increased in drought-stressed roots. Putative roles of fructans and sucrosyl-galactosides are discussed in relation to the acquisition of stress tolerance...
- Common components, networks, and pathways of cross-tolerance to stress. The central role of "redox" and abscisic acid-mediated controls
Gabriela M Pastori
Crop Performance and Improvement Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
Plant Physiol 129:460-8. 2002
- The drought environment: physical, biological and agricultural perspectives
CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
J Exp Bot 58:113-7. 2007
..Choosing problems whose solutions will have implications in the field and be attractive to farmers requires knowledge of what is important in the field...
- Methodological challenges and contributions in disaster epidemiology
Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkinds University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Epidemiol Rev 27:9-12. 2005
- Longitudinal linkages between perceived social support and posttraumatic stress symptoms: sequential roles of social causation and social selection
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.
- Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli and Vibrio cholerae diarrhea, Bangladesh, 2004
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Emerg Infect Dis 11:1104-7. 2005
..ETEC that produced heat-stable enterotoxin alone was most prevalent, and 78% of strains had colonization factors. Like V. cholerae O1, ETEC can cause epidemic diarrhea...
- The continuing conundrum of the LEA proteins
Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Naturwissenschaften 94:791-812. 2007
..The challenge now facing researchers investigating these enigmatic proteins is to make sense of the various in vitro defined functions in the living cell: Are the LEA proteins truly multi-talented, or are they still just misunderstood?..
- Arbuscular mycorrhizal influence on leaf water potential, solute accumulation, and oxidative stress in soybean plants subjected to drought stress
Departamento de Microbiologia del Suelo y Sistemas Simbioticos, Estación Experimental del Zaidín CSIC, Profesor Albareda n 1, 18008 Granada, Spain
J Exp Bot 55:1743-50. 2004
..This enabled higher leaf water potential in AM plants during drought and kept the plants protected against oxidative stress, and these cumulative effects increased the plant tolerance to drought...
- Prevalence, characteristics, and long-term sequelae of natural disaster exposure in the general population
Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
J Trauma Stress 13:661-79. 2000
..M. Elliott, 1992). The lifetime self-reported prevalence of natural disasters in this sample was 22%...
- Resilience to the health risks of extreme weather events in a changing climate in the United States
Kristie L Ebi
Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:4582-95. 2011
..Incorporating elements of adaptive management into public health practice, including a strong and explicit focus on iteratively managing risks, will increase effective management of climate change risks...
- The Bhopal disaster and its aftermath: a review
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, 600 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
Environ Health 4:6. 2005
..Widespread environmental degradation with significant adverse human health consequences continues to occur throughout India...
- Characterization of airborne molds, endotoxins, and glucans in homes in New Orleans after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
Carol Y Rao
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Mycotic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C09, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1630-4. 2007
..The species and concentrations were different from those previously reported for non-water-damaged buildings in the southeastern United States...
- How simple rules determine pedestrian behavior and crowd disasters
Centre de Recherches sur la Cognition Animale, Unite Mixte de Recherche 5169, Universite Paul Sabatier, 31062 Toulouse Cedex 9, France
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6884-8. 2011
With the increasing size and frequency of mass events, the study of crowd disasters and the simulation of pedestrian flows have become important research areas...
- Global health impacts of floods: epidemiologic evidence
Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Epidemiol Rev 27:36-46. 2005
- Disaster epidemiology and medical response in the Chi-Chi earthquake in Taiwan
N J Liang
Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Ann Emerg Med 38:549-55. 2001
..Epidemiologic analysis can guide disaster response and preparation...
- Posttraumatic stress reactions among children following the Athens earthquake of September 1999
Department of Child Psychiatry, Athens University Medical School, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Thivon and Levadias Str 115, 27 Athens, Greece
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:273-80. 2003
- Posttraumatic stress disorder among adolescent earthquake victims in Taiwan
Chia Chuang Hsu
Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:875-81. 2002
..3 on the Richter scale) that occurred on September 21, 1999, in Taiwan...
- Social-ecological resilience to coastal disasters
W Neil Adger
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
Science 309:1036-9. 2005
Social and ecological vulnerability to disasters and outcomes of any particular extreme event are influenced by buildup or erosion of resilience both before and after disasters occur...
- A prospective study of posttraumatic stress and depressive reactions among treated and untreated adolescents 5 years after a catastrophic disaster
Armen K Goenjian
UCLA Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
Am J Psychiatry 162:2302-8. 2005
- The University of California at Los Angeles Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index
Alan M Steinberg
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90064, USA
Curr Psychiatry Rep 6:96-100. 2004
..It has been broadly used across the US and around the world after major disasters and catastrophic violence as an integral component of public mental health response and recovery programs...
- Plant nuclear factor Y (NF-Y) B subunits confer drought tolerance and lead to improved corn yields on water-limited acres
Donald E Nelson
Monsanto Company, 62 Maritime Drive, Mystic, CT 06355, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:16450-5. 2007
..These stress adaptations contribute to a grain yield advantage to maize under water-limited environments. The application of this technology has the potential to significantly impact maize production systems that experience drought...
- Long-term psychological outcome of 1999 Taiwan earthquake survivors: a survey of a high-risk sample with property damage
Chin Hung Chen
Department of Psychiatry, Tsao Tun Psychiatric Center, Nantou, Taiwan
Compr Psychiatry 48:269-75. 2007
Severe natural disasters can cause long-term psychological impact on the survivors...
- Monitoring the expression profiles of 7000 Arabidopsis genes under drought, cold and high-salinity stresses using a full-length cDNA microarray
Plant Mutation Exploration Team, Plant Functional Genomics Research Group, RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, 3 1 1 Koyadai, Tsukuba 305 0074, Japan
Plant J 31:279-92. 2002
- Three-year follow-up study of the relationship between posttraumatic stress symptoms and quality of life among earthquake survivors in Yu-Chi, Taiwan
Kuan Yi Tsai
Community Medicine Research Center and Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
J Psychiatr Res 41:90-6. 2007
..To prospectively evaluate the relationship between the clinical course of posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) and quality of life (QOL) among Taiwan earthquake survivors for 3 years...
- Prevalence of psychiatric disorder following the 1988 Yun Nan (China) earthquake--the first 5-month period
Department of Psychiatry, Flinders University of South Australia
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:204-12. 2003
There is a continuing need to examine the psychiatric impact of natural disasters for the development of an understanding of the determinants of morbid outcomes...
- When defense pathways collide. The response of Arabidopsis to a combination of drought and heat stress
Department of Biology, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa 32000, Israel
Plant Physiol 134:1683-96. 2004
..Our results highlight the plasticity of the plant genome and demonstrate its ability to respond to complex environmental conditions that occur in the field...
- Exposure to hurricane-related stressors and mental illness after Hurricane Katrina
Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1427-34. 2007
..Uncertainty exists about the prevalence, severity, and correlates of mental disorders among people exposed to Hurricane Katrina...
- Communicable diseases in complex emergencies: impact and challenges
Maire A Connolly
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 364:1974-83. 2004
..In addition, further research is needed to adapt and simplify interventions, and to explore novel diagnostics, vaccines, and therapies...
- Disasters and youth: a meta-analytic examination of posttraumatic stress
Jami M Furr
Department of Psychology, Boston University, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 78:765-80. 2010
..Meta-analyze the literature on posttraumatic stress (PTS) symptoms in youths post-disaster...
- The association between post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and the quality of life among Wenchuan earthquake survivors: the role of social support as a moderator
Uncertainty Decision Making Laboratory, Sichuan University, No 24, South, Section 1 Yihuan Road, Chengdu, 610065, Sichuan, People s Republic of China
Qual Life Res 22:733-43. 2013
..To examine the role of the three types of social support as possible moderating factors between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and its relationship to two domains of the quality of life (QOL)...
- Consensus statements regarding the multidisciplinary care of limb amputation patients in disasters or humanitarian emergencies: report of the 2011 Humanitarian Action Summit Surgical Working Group on amputations following disasters or conflict
Lisa Marie Knowlton
Division of General Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Prehosp Disaster Med 26:438-48. 2011
Limb amputations are frequently performed as a result of trauma inflicted during conflict or disasters. As demonstrated during the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, coordinating care of these patients in austere settings is complex...
- Social support moderates posttraumatic stress and general distress after disaster
Filip K Arnberg
National Centre for Disaster Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
J Trauma Stress 25:721-7. 2012
..87, p = .42. The findings suggest that social support moderates the stressor-distress relationship after disasters. This study might help explain discrepant findings and point to refinements of postdisaster interventions.
- Psychological resilience after disaster: New York City in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attack
George A Bonanno
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
Psychol Sci 17:181-6. 2006
..1% of the sample. Resilience was less prevalent among more highly exposed individuals, but the frequency of resilience never fell below one third even among the exposure groups with the most dramatic elevations in PTSD...
- Factors affecting functional outcome of Sichuan-earthquake survivors with tibial shaft fractures: a follow-up study
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210029, China
J Rehabil Med 43:515-20. 2011
- Upper and lower respiratory diseases after occupational and environmental disasters
David J Prezant
Office of Medical Affairs, Fire Department of the City of New York FDNY, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Mt Sinai J Med 75:89-100. 2008
Respiratory consequences from occupational and environmental disasters are the result of inhalation exposures to chemicals, particulate matter (dusts and fibers) and/or the incomplete products of combustion that are often liberated ..
- Post-traumatic stress disorder and comorbid depression among survivors of the 1999 earthquake in Turkey
Section of Trauma Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, University of London, UK
Disasters 31:115-29. 2007
..These results suggest that catastrophic earthquakes have long-term psychological consequences and highlight the need for a cost-effective mental health care model for earthquake survivors...
- Decreased gray matter volume in the left hippocampus and bilateral calcarine cortex in coal mine flood disaster survivors with recent onset PTSD
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi, 710032, China
Psychiatry Res 192:84-90. 2011
..PTSD symptom severity was associated with gray matter density in calcarine cortex and hippocampus...
- Five essential elements of immediate and mid-term mass trauma intervention: empirical evidence
Stevan E Hobfoll
Summa Kent State University, Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
Psychiatry 70:283-315; discussion 316-69. 2007
Given the devastation caused by disasters and mass violence, it is critical that intervention policy be based on the most updated research findings...
- Communication inequalities during Public Health disasters: Katrina's wake
Kalahn Alexandra Taylor-Clark
Economic Studies, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Health Commun 25:221-9. 2010
..This study provides implications for targeted public health emergency campaigns and future research to understand the effects of sociodemographic influences on communication inequalities and public health preparedness...
- Psychiatric disorders among disaster bereaved: an interview study of individuals directly or not directly exposed to the 2004 tsunami
Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, 0407 Oslo, Norway
Depress Anxiety 26:1127-33. 2009
..This study examined the prevalence and predictors of mental disorders and psychological distress in bereaved individuals either directly or not directly exposed to the 2004 tsunami disaster...
- Looking for resilience: understanding the longitudinal trajectories of responses to stress
Fran H Norris
Dartmouth Medical School, Psychiatry NCPTSD, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Soc Sci Med 68:2190-8. 2009
..delayed dysfunction, and chronic dysfunction trajectories were all possible in the aftermath of major disasters. Semi-parametric group-based modeling yielded the strongest evidence for resistance (no or mild and stable ..
- Prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder in Sichuan Province, China after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake
School of Medicine and Health Management, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 13 Hangkong Road, Wuhan 430030, PR China
Public Health 123:703-7. 2009
..To estimate the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and assess the associated risk factors among earthquake survivors in different areas after the Wenchuan earthquake in China...
- Missed dialysis sessions and hospitalization in hemodialysis patients after Hurricane Katrina
Amanda H Anderson
Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Los Angeles, USA
Kidney Int 75:1202-8. 2009
..16 (95% CI: 1.05-4.43). These findings suggest that when preparing for future disasters more emphasis needs to be placed on patient awareness and early execution of emergency plans.
- The association among gene expression responses to nine abiotic stress treatments in Arabidopsis thaliana
William R Swindell
Department of Probability and Statistics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Genetics 174:1811-24. 2006
..Analysis of this gene set indicated that cell rescue/defense/virulence, energy, and metabolism functional classes were overrepresented, providing novel insight into the functional basis of multiple stress tolerance in Arabidopsis...
- Health impacts of flooding in Lewes: a comparison of reported gastrointestinal and other illness and mental health in flooded and non-flooded households
Health Protection Agency, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ
Commun Dis Public Health 7:39-46. 2004
..Associations with physical illnesses affirm the need for advice and assistance with individual, household and environmental hygiene and access to medical services...
- Rationing of resources: ethical issues in disasters and epidemic situations
Janet Y Lin
Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Prehosp Disaster Med 24:215-21. 2009
- Long-term perspectives on posttraumatic growth in disaster survivors
Katrine Høyer Holgersen
Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
J Trauma Stress 23:413-6. 2010
..Although weaker associations were found for the past, concurrent problems in general mental health clearly coexisted with PTG decades after a disaster, yet mediated by IES...
- The impact of the 2003 heat wave on mortality in Shanghai, China
Center for Environment and Health at Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, and College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China
Sci Total Environ 408:2418-20. 2010
..Our analysis showed that the 2003 heat wave had a substantial effect on mortality in Shanghai. Public health programs should be implemented to prevent heat wave-related health problems in the city...
- Genetics of drought adaptation in Arabidopsis thaliana: I. Pleiotropy contributes to genetic correlations among ecological traits
J K McKay
Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, USA
Mol Ecol 12:1137-51. 2003
..These data suggest the correlated evolution of delta13C and flowering time is explained in part by the fixation of pleiotropic alleles that alter both delta13C and time to flowering...
- Longitudinal study of PTSD, depression, and quality of life among adolescents after the Parnitha earthquake
Armen K Goenjian
UCLA Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, CA, USA
J Affect Disord 133:509-15. 2011
..To investigate the course of PTSD, depression, and current quality of life among adolescents 32-months after the 1999 Parnitha earthquake in Greece...
- Standardization of spirometry in assessment of responders following man-made disasters: World Trade Center worker and volunteer medical screening program
The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Mt Sinai J Med 75:109-14. 2008
..create substantial difficulties in using data pooled from multiple sites to understand health consequences of disasters that involve exposures to pulmonary toxins...
- Long-term biological effects of petroleum residues on fiddler crabs in salt marshes
Jennifer B Culbertson
Boston University Marine Program, Marine Biological Laboratory, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole, MA, USA
Mar Pollut Bull 54:955-62. 2007
- Characteristics of medical surge capacity demand for sudden-impact disasters
Samuel J Stratton
University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Public Health and Disasters, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Acad Emerg Med 13:1193-7. 2006
To describe the characteristics of the demand for medical care during sudden-impact disasters, focusing on local U.S. communities and the initial phases of sudden-impact disasters.
- Implementation of evidence-based asthma interventions in post-Katrina New Orleans: the Head-off Environmental Asthma in Louisiana (HEAL) study
Rho Federal Systems Division, Inc, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27517, USA
Environ Health Perspect 120:1607-12. 2012
..In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina created an environmental disaster that led to high levels of mold and other allergens and disrupted health care for children with asthma...
- Differences in the determinants of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression after a mass traumatic event
National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
Depress Anxiety 28:666-75. 2011
- The importance of estimating selection bias on prevalence estimates shortly after a disaster
Centre for Environmental Health Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Ann Epidemiol 16:782-8. 2006
..The aim was to study selective participation and its effect on prevalence estimates in a health survey of affected residents 3 weeks after a man-made disaster in The Netherlands (May 13, 2000)...
- Smoking as a risk factor for mental health disturbances after a disaster: a prospective comparative study
Peter G van der Velden
Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
J Clin Psychiatry 68:87-92. 2007
..To assess whether smoking is a(n) (independent) risk factor for mental health problems among adult disaster victims and among a nonexposed comparison group...
- Examining a comprehensive model of disaster-related posttraumatic stress disorder in systematically studied survivors of 10 disasters
Carol S North
Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, USA
Am J Public Health 102:e40-8. 2012
Using a comprehensive disaster model, we examined predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in combined data from 10 different disasters.
- The south Asian earthquake six months later--an ongoing crisis
Richard J Brennan
International Rescue Committee, New York, USA
N Engl J Med 354:1769-71. 2006
- Tsunami lung
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Uchimaru19 1, Morioka, Iwate 020 8505, Japan
J Anesth 26:246-9. 2012
..The cause of tsunami lung may be a combination of chemical induced pneumonia and bacterial pneumonia...
- Disability and health-related rehabilitation in international disaster relief
Jan D Reinhardt
International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine ISPRM, Rehabilitation Disaster Relief Committee, Assenede, Ghent, Belgium
Glob Health Action 4:7191. 2011
Natural disasters result in significant numbers of disabling impairments. Paradoxically, however, the traditional health system response to natural disasters largely neglects health-related rehabilitation as a strategic intervention.
- Natural sunlight and residual fuel oils are an acutely lethal combination for fish embryos
Environmental Conservation Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2725 Montlake Blvd E, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
Aquat Toxicol 99:56-64. 2010
- Post-disaster mental health problems and the utilization of mental health services: a four-year longitudinal comparative study
Peter G van der Velden
Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
Adm Policy Ment Health 33:279-88. 2006
..Results suggest that after a disaster survivors with mental health problems are less reluctant to use MHS than under normal circumstances...
- GRACE: public health recovery methods following an environmental disaster
Erik R Svendsen
Arnold School of Public Health and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia, SC, USA
Arch Environ Occup Health 65:77-85. 2010