terrorism

Summary

Summary: The use or threatened use of force or violence against persons or property in violation of criminal laws for purposes of intimidation, coercion, or ransom, in support of political or social objectives.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The phenomenon of suicide bombing: a review of psychological and nonpsychological factors
    Meytal Grimland
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider s Children s Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
    Crisis 27:107-18. 2006
  2. pmc Voxel-based analysis of MRI reveals anterior cingulate gray-matter volume reduction in posttraumatic stress disorder due to terrorism
    H Yamasue
    Department of Neuropsychiatry and Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:9039-43. 2003
  3. ncbi Common ecology quantifies human insurgency
    Juan Camilo Bohorquez
    Department of Industrial Engineering and CEIBA Complex Systems Research Center, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
    Nature 462:911-4. 2009
  4. ncbi Voxel-based diffusion tensor analysis reveals aberrant anterior cingulum integrity in posttraumatic stress disorder due to terrorism
    Osamu Abe
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 146:231-42. 2006
  5. ncbi The potential capability of social media as a component of food safety and food terrorism surveillance systems
    Ryan W Newkirk
    Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 9:120-4. 2012
  6. pmc Causes of death in U.S. Special Operations Forces in the global war on terrorism: 2001-2004
    John B Holcomb
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3400 Rawley E Chambers Avenue, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Ann Surg 245:986-91. 2007
  7. ncbi Early-response biological dosimetry--recommended countermeasure enhancements for mass-casualty radiological incidents and terrorism
    William F Blakely
    Biological Dosimetry Team, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889 5603, USA
    Health Phys 89:494-504. 2005
  8. ncbi Psychological sequelae of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:982-7. 2002
  9. ncbi Early psychosocial interventions after disasters, terrorism, and other shocking events: guideline development
    Hans te Brake
    IMPACT, Dutch Knowledge and Advice Center for Post disaster Psychosocial Care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nurs Health Sci 11:336-43. 2009
  10. ncbi "When hatred is bred in the bone:" the social psychology of terrorism
    Jerrold M Post
    The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1208:15-23. 2010

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  1. ncbi The phenomenon of suicide bombing: a review of psychological and nonpsychological factors
    Meytal Grimland
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider s Children s Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
    Crisis 27:107-18. 2006
    ..The act of killing in warfare is more important to understanding suicidal terrorism than the act of suicide...
  2. pmc Voxel-based analysis of MRI reveals anterior cingulate gray-matter volume reduction in posttraumatic stress disorder due to terrorism
    H Yamasue
    Department of Neuropsychiatry and Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:9039-43. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi Common ecology quantifies human insurgency
    Juan Camilo Bohorquez
    Department of Industrial Engineering and CEIBA Complex Systems Research Center, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
    Nature 462:911-4. 2009
    ..is robust to many generalizations, and establishes a quantitative connection between human insurgency, global terrorism and ecology...
  4. ncbi Voxel-based diffusion tensor analysis reveals aberrant anterior cingulum integrity in posttraumatic stress disorder due to terrorism
    Osamu Abe
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 146:231-42. 2006
    ..The present study demonstrated further evidence of abnormalities of both the ACC, a structure that is pivotally involved in attention, emotional regulation, and fear conditioning, and of subjacent white matter in the pathology of PTSD...
  5. ncbi The potential capability of social media as a component of food safety and food terrorism surveillance systems
    Ryan W Newkirk
    Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 9:120-4. 2012
    ..This commentary qualitatively evaluates social media as a foodborne disease surveillance system component and discusses novel ways that social media may facilitate the detection of intentional and unintentional food contamination...
  6. pmc Causes of death in U.S. Special Operations Forces in the global war on terrorism: 2001-2004
    John B Holcomb
    U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3400 Rawley E Chambers Avenue, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Ann Surg 245:986-91. 2007
    ..Effective combat trauma management strategies depend upon an understanding of the epidemiology of death on the battlefield...
  7. ncbi Early-response biological dosimetry--recommended countermeasure enhancements for mass-casualty radiological incidents and terrorism
    William F Blakely
    Biological Dosimetry Team, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889 5603, USA
    Health Phys 89:494-504. 2005
    ..These research and applied science efforts should ultimately contribute towards approved, regulated biodosimetry devices or diagnostic tests integrated into a national radioprotection program...
  8. ncbi Psychological sequelae of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:982-7. 2002
    ..We assessed the prevalence and correlates of acute post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among residents of Manhattan five to eight weeks after the attacks...
  9. ncbi Early psychosocial interventions after disasters, terrorism, and other shocking events: guideline development
    Hans te Brake
    IMPACT, Dutch Knowledge and Advice Center for Post disaster Psychosocial Care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nurs Health Sci 11:336-43. 2009
    Although most victims of disasters, terrorism, or other shocking events recover on their own, a sizable amount of these victims develops long-term disaster-related problems...
  10. ncbi "When hatred is bred in the bone:" the social psychology of terrorism
    Jerrold M Post
    The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1208:15-23. 2010
    ..Key elements include inhibiting potential terrorists from joining the group, creating tension within the group, facilitating exit from the group, reducing support for the group, and delegitimating its leader...
  11. ncbi Twenty-five years of violence: the epidemiology of terrorism in South America
    Amado Alejandro Baez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:128-32. 2008
    b>Terrorism is a global public health burden. South Americans have been victims of terrorism for many decades. While the causes vary, the results are the same: death, disability, and suffering...
  12. ncbi Risks of mortality and morbidity from worldwide terrorism: 1968-2004
    Kenneth T Bogen
    Environmental Science Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, University of California, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
    Risk Anal 26:45-59. 2006
    ..2004 gathered by the RAND Corporation and the Oklahoma City National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT) were assessed for patterns and trends in morbidity/mortality...
  13. pmc Characterization of the dust/smoke aerosol that settled east of the World Trade Center (WTC) in lower Manhattan after the collapse of the WTC 11 September 2001
    Paul J Lioy
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:703-14. 2002
    ..Further, these results support the need to have the interior of residences, buildings, and their respective HVAC systems professionally cleaned to reduce long-term residential risks before rehabitation...
  14. ncbi An unaddressed issue of agricultural terrorism: a case study on feed security
    M E Kosal
    Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Anim Sci 82:3394-400. 2004
    ..Although all the evidence indicates this incident had no malicious or terrorist intent, it is informative as a case study highlighting potential security implications with respect to a terrorist event directed at U.S. agriculture...
  15. ncbi Is terror gender-blind? Gender differences in reaction to terror events
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappel School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:947-54. 2005
    ..In addition, the contribution of level of exposure, sense of safety, self-efficacy, and coping strategies is assessed...
  16. pmc Promoting mental health following the London bombings: a screen and treat approach
    Chris R Brewin
    Traumatic Stress Clinic, London, UK
    J Trauma Stress 21:3-8. 2008
    ..The program succeeded in its aim of generating many more referrals of affected individuals than came through normal referral channels...
  17. ncbi Cough and bronchial responsiveness in firefighters at the World Trade Center site
    David J Prezant
    Bureau of Health Services, Fire Department of New York City, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:806-15. 2002
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  18. ncbi Post-irradiation approaches to treatment of radiation injuries in the context of radiological terrorism and radiation accidents: a review
    J E Moulder
    Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Int J Radiat Biol 80:3-10. 2004
    Events of the recent past have focused attention on the possibility of radiological (nuclear) terrorism and on the implications of such terrorist threats for radiation accident preparedness...
  19. ncbi Terrorism, acute stress, and cardiovascular health: a 3-year national study following the September 11th attacks
    E Alison Holman
    Program in Nursing Science, College of Health Sciences, 205B Irvine Hall, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3959, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:73-80. 2008
    ..The terrorist attacks of 9/11 (September 11, 2001) present an unusual opportunity to examine prospectively the physical health impact of extreme stress in a national sample...
  20. ncbi Psychological reactions to terrorist attacks: findings from the National Study of Americans' Reactions to September 11
    William E Schlenger
    Center for Risk Behavior and Mental Health Research, Research Triangle Institute, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    JAMA 288:581-8. 2002
    ..The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, represent an unprecedented exposure to trauma in the United States...
  21. pmc Trajectories of resilience, resistance, and distress during ongoing terrorism: the case of Jews and Arabs in Israel
    Stevan E Hobfoll
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush Medical College, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612 3244, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:138-48. 2009
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  22. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder in the context of terrorism and other civil conflict in Northern Ireland: randomised controlled trial
    Michael Duffy
    University of Ulster at Magee, Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT48 7JL
    BMJ 334:1147. 2007
    To evaluate the effectiveness of cognitive therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder related to terrorism and other civil conflict in Northern Ireland.
  23. pmc Sustained increased consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among Manhattan residents after september 11, 2001
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:253-4. 2004
    ..These sustained increases in substance use following the September 11 terrorist attacks suggest potential long-term health consequences as a result of disasters...
  24. ncbi Development, implementation and outcomes of a training program for responders to acts of terrorism
    Geoffrey T Miller
    Center for Research in Medical Education, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL 33101, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:239-46. 2006
    Responding to acts of terrorism requires the effective use of public-safety and medical-response resources. The knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to respond to future threats is unfamiliar to most emergency responders.
  25. ncbi War, terrorism and the public's health
    Victor W Sidel
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Med Confl Surviv 24:S13-25. 2008
    War and terrorism, which are inseparable, cause death and disability, profound psychological damage, environmental destruction, disruption of the health infrastructure, refugee crises, and increased interpersonal, self-directed and ..
  26. ncbi Terrorism and emergent challenges in public health
    Irene O'Boyle
    Central Michigan University, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 30:529-48. 2008
    ..explore the complexity of challenges facing the public health community in an era increasingly defined by terrorism. The public health and associated political structure in this country has much to do to better coordinate its' ..
  27. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder, alcohol use, and perceived safety after the terrorist attack on the pentagon
    Thomas A Grieger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1380-2. 2003
    ..The authors examined posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), alcohol use, and perceptions of safety in a sample of survivors of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon...
  28. ncbi Skill improvement during emergency response to terrorism training
    Joseph A Scott
    Center for Research in Medical Education, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:507-14. 2006
    ..To assess the individual and team skills acquired from an interactive training program to prepare emergency personnel to respond to terrorist acts...
  29. ncbi Terrorism, civil war, one-sided violence and global burden of disease
    Bradley T Kerridge
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    Med Confl Surviv 28:199-218. 2012
    Armed conflict and related violence, including terrorism and one-sided violence, has profound effects on people's health and lives...
  30. ncbi [Alternatives to animal experimentation v.s. animal rights terrorism]
    Tsutomu Miki Kurosawa
    The Institue of Experimental Animal Sciences, Osaka University Medical School, Suita City, Japan
    Yakugaku Zasshi 128:741-6. 2008
    ..In 2006, SHAC USA members were prosecuted and sentenced for up to 6 years for their terrorism activities including arson...
  31. ncbi A psychosocial risk assessment and management framework to enhance response to CBRN terrorism threats and attacks
    Louise Lemyre
    School of Psychology, Institute of Population Health, McLaughlin Centre, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:316-30. 2005
    Evidence in the disaster mental health literature indicates that psychosocial consequences of terrorism are a critical component of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) events, both at the clinical level and the normal ..
  32. ncbi Follow-up of Pentagon employees two years after the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001
    Thomas A Grieger
    Department of Psychiatry, B 3068, Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1374-8. 2005
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  33. ncbi 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
    ..While previous discussions of radiological and nuclear terrorism had occasionally referred to these topics, NCRP Report No...
  34. doi Combating terrorism. New efforts to detect explosives require advances on many fronts
    Yudhijit Bhattacharjee
    Science 320:1416-7. 2008
  35. ncbi Sacred values: psychological and anthropological perspectives on fairness, fundamentalism, and terrorism
    John Thomas Alderdice
    Center for Psychotherapy, Belfast
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1167:158-73. 2009
    ..The advent of global terrorism is traditionally understood by the political left as representing a rational, albeit regrettable, third-world ..
  36. ncbi Psychiatry and terrorism
    Frederick J Stoddard
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:537-43. 2011
    b>Terrorism has dominated the domestic and international landscape since 9/11. Like other fields, psychiatry was not well prepared...
  37. ncbi Probabilistic risk analysis and terrorism risk
    Barry Charles Ezell
    Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA
    Risk Anal 30:575-89. 2010
    ..S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), considerable efforts have been made to estimate the risks of terrorism and the cost effectiveness of security policies to reduce these risks...
  38. pmc Nuclear terrorism
    Ira Helfand
    Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 30 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01061 5001, USA
    BMJ 324:356-9. 2002
  39. ncbi Social cognitive theory of posttraumatic recovery: the role of perceived self-efficacy
    Charles C Benight
    University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO 8093 7150, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:1129-48. 2004
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  40. ncbi Communicating actionable risk for terrorism and other hazards
    Michele M Wood
    Department of Health Science, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
    Risk Anal 32:601-15. 2012
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  41. ncbi Terror-related open-globe injuries: a 10-year review
    Gungor Sobaci
    Ophthalmology Department, GATA Gulhane Military Medical Academy and Medical School, 06018 Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Ophthalmol 139:937-9. 2005
    ..To describe mechanisms and injury characteristics influencing visual outcomes in eyes with open-globe injuries sustained in terrorist acts...
  42. ncbi In the shadow of terror: posttraumatic stress and psychiatric co-morbidity following bombing in Iraq: the role of shattered world assumptions and altered self-capacities
    Fuaad Mohammed Freh
    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    J Psychiatr Res 47:215-25. 2013
    ..Civilians' perceptions of their ability to control events in the world and regulate their affect had a short term impact on the severity of these symptoms...
  43. ncbi Preparing for chemical terrorism: stability of injectable atropine sulfate
    Joshua G Schier
    NYC Poison Control Center, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:329-34. 2004
    ..The authors considered using atropine beyond its labeled shelf life. The objective was to determine the stability of premixed injectable atropine sulfate samples with different expiration dates...
  44. ncbi A national survey of terrorism preparedness training among pediatric, family practice, and emergency medicine programs
    Shelly D Martin
    San Antonio Military Pediatric Center, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e620-6. 2006
    Domestic terrorism is a real threat focusing on a need to engage in effective emergency preparedness planning and training. Front-line physicians are an important component of any emergency preparedness plan...
  45. ncbi Palestinian youth of the Intifada: PTSD and future orientation
    Tamar Lavi
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1176-83. 2005
    ..To assess the nature of chronic exposure to terror and its psychological and cognitive toll on Palestinian youths, as is reflected in posttraumatic symptoms, future orientation, and attitudes toward peace...
  46. ncbi The behavioral consequences of terrorism: a meta-analysis
    Charles DiMaggio
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:559-66. 2006
    ..The review indicates that these associations are consistent across study types and environments and represent important variables to consider when developing triage, outreach, and treatment programs...
  47. ncbi Toxics, Toyotas, and terrorism: the behavioral economics of fear and stigma
    William Schulze
    Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, NY, USA
    Risk Anal 32:678-94. 2012
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  48. ncbi A public health approach to the needs of children affected by terrorism
    Duiona R Baker
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:117-8, 121. 2002
    ..Large-scale disasters witnessed by children all underscore the need for a broad mental health and substance abuse public health approach. This approach is critical for our children's well-being...
  49. ncbi Preparedness for emergency response: guidelines for the emergency planning process
    Ronald W Perry
    School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 0603, USA
    Disasters 27:336-50. 2003
    ..attacks of 11 September 2001, governments worldwide have invested considerable resources in the writing of terrorism emergency response plans...
  50. ncbi Epidemiology of international terrorism involving fatal outcomes in developed countries (1994-2003)
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:375-81. 2005
    We aimed to describe the public health burden and epidemiology of international terrorism (i.e. involving foreign nationals) with fatal outcomes in developed countries...
  51. ncbi 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...
  52. ncbi Consequences of child exposure to war and terrorism
    Paramjit T Joshi
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, George Washington University School of Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, N W, Washington, District of Columbia 20010 2970, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 6:275-92. 2003
    Acts of war and terrorism are increasingly prevalent in contemporary society. Throughout history, weaponry has become more efficient, accurate, and powerful, resulting in more devastation and loss of human life...
  53. ncbi The epidemiology of terrorism casualties
    L Aharonson-Daniel
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Scand J Surg 94:185-90. 2005
  54. ncbi Roles of human factors and ergonomics in meeting the challenge of terrorism
    Raymond S Nickerson
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, 5 Gleason Road, Bedford, MA 01730 1563, USA
    Am Psychol 66:555-66. 2011
    ..Although most of this work has not been motivated by the reality of terrorism or, in particular, by the attacks of 9/11, much of it is relevant to one or another aspect of terrorism in its ..
  55. ncbi The psychological impact of terrorism: an epidemiologic study of posttraumatic stress disorder and associated factors in victims of the 1995-1996 bombings in France
    Pierre Verger
    Regional Health Observatory INSERM U379, Marseille, France
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1384-9. 2004
    ..The authors conducted follow-up evaluations with the victims in 1998 to determine the prevalence of and factors associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  56. pmc The developmental dynamics of terrorist organizations
    Aaron Clauset
    Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e48633. 2012
    ..These results hold across political ideologies and time, suggesting that the frequency and severity of terrorism may be constrained by fundamental processes.
  57. ncbi Differences in individual-level terrorism preparedness in Los Angeles County
    David P Eisenman
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California 90407, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:1-6. 2006
    ..Our study describes variations in preparedness among the population of Los Angeles County after the September 11, 2001 and subsequent anthrax attacks...
  58. ncbi Exposure to terrorism and Israeli youths' psychological distress and alcohol use: an exploratory study
    Miriam Schiff
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Research Group Mental Health and Well Being in Childhood and Adolescence, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Addict 15:220-6. 2006
    ..High levels of exposure to terrorism were reported...
  59. ncbi Children and young people who are refugees, internally displaced persons or survivors or perpetrators of war, mass violence and terrorism
    John Drury
    University of Sussex, School of Psychology, Falmer, England, UK
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 25:277-84. 2012
    This article draws upon articles published since 2009 to identify research evidence about the psychosocial aspects of children and young people's responses to their exposure to war, collective violence and terrorism.
  60. pmc Characterizing hospital workers' willingness to respond to a radiological event
    Ran D Balicer
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    PLoS ONE 6:e25327. 2011
    ..Understanding employee willingness to respond is critical for planning experts. Previous research has demonstrated that perception of threat and efficacy is key in the assessing willingness to respond to a RDD event...
  61. ncbi Exploring reductions in London Underground passenger journeys following the July 2005 bombings
    Fynnwin Prager
    Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2902, USA
    Risk Anal 31:773-86. 2011
    ..We suggest that this reduction may partially be due to an increased perception of the risk of Underground travel after the attacks...
  62. ncbi Report on an interagency workshop on the radiobiology of nuclear terrorism. Molecular and cellular biology dose (1-10 Sv) radiation and potential mechanisms of radiation protection (Bethesda, Maryland, December 17-18, 2001)
    John E Moulder
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Radiat Res 158:118-24. 2002
    The events of September 11, 2001 have focused attention on the possibility of nuclear terrorism, and 1-10 Sv is arguably the dose range of biological interest, since doses in this range both pose a risk of acute effects and are ..
  63. ncbi Substance use and misuse in the aftermath of terrorism. A Bayesian meta-analysis
    Charles DiMaggio
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Addiction 104:894-904. 2009
    ..To conduct a comprehensive analysis of the conflicting evidence on substance use and misuse following mass traumas such as terrorist incidents...
  64. pmc Medical isotope production and nuclear terrorism
    Nancy Covington
    CMAJ 179:54-5. 2008
  65. ncbi Terrorism in Indonesia
    Aryono D Pusponegoro
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 18:100-5. 2003
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  66. pmc The World Trade Center attack. Disaster preparedness: health care is ready, but is the bureaucracy?
    K Mattox
    Professor of Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Crit Care 5:323-5. 2001
    ..It is time for leaders of medicine to re-examine their approaches to disaster preparedness...
  67. ncbi Terrorism in Colombia
    Gabriel Darío Paredes Zapata
    SAMU 125 of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 18:80-7. 2003
    ..b>Terrorism has placed an enormous burden on modern Colombia...
  68. ncbi Terrorism-related injuries versus road traffic accident-related trauma: 5 years of experience in Israel
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:196-200. 2009
    b>Terrorism victims comprise the minority among trauma injured people, but this small population imposes a burden on the health care system...
  69. ncbi Religious coping with terrorism and natural disaster
    Kelly M Trevino
    Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    South Med J 100:946-7. 2007
  70. ncbi Coping with the threat of terrorism: a review
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California at San Francisco, CA, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 21:15-35. 2008
    b>Terrorism creates a ripple of fear and uncertainty. Although most individuals are resilient and recover over time, a minority remains functionally and psychologically impaired...
  71. ncbi Pathological responses to terrorism
    Rachel Yehuda
    Psychiatry OOMH, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:1793-805. 2005
    ..is essential for developing appropriate strategies for mounting a mental health response in the aftermath of terrorism and for facilitating the recovery of individuals and society...
  72. pmc Public health's response to a changed world: September 11, biological terrorism, and the development of an environmental health tracking network
    Susan West Marmagas
    Environmental and Health Program, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1226-30. 2003
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  73. pmc Optimizing topological cascade resilience based on the structure of terrorist networks
    Alexander Gutfraind
    Center for Nonlinear Studies and T 5 D 6, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13448. 2010
    ..Implementation of these findings can lead to more cascade-resilient networks in many diverse areas...
  74. ncbi Radiation terrorism--the medical challenge
    Yoav Yehezkelli
    Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:530-4. 2002
    ..In analyzing the different radiologic terrorism scenarios, a scheme is proposed for the triage and evacuation of injured, contaminated and non-contaminated ..
  75. ncbi Terrorism, post-traumatic stress, coping strategies, and spiritual outcomes
    Janice Bell Meisenhelder
    MGH Institute of Health Professions at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    J Relig Health 48:46-57. 2009
    ..This study illustrates the significant degree of post-traumatic stress experienced with vicarious exposure and a wide spectrum of coping strategies used following the major terrorist attacks...
  76. ncbi Terrorism in Turkey
    Ulkumen Rodoplu
    Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey, Izmir, Turkey
    Prehosp Disaster Med 18:152-60. 2003
    Over the past two decades, terrorism has exacted an enormous toll on the Republic of Turkey, a secular democracy with a 99.8% Muslim population...
  77. ncbi The burden of terrorism: high rate of recurrent hospital referrals
    Malka Avitzour
    Epidemiology and Trauma, Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Injury 39:77-82. 2008
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the extent of hospital services' usage following a terror event and to characterise the casualties who return for hospitalisation and rehabilitation following their discharge...
  78. ncbi Risk-taking behaviors among Israeli adolescents exposed to recurrent terrorism: provoking danger under continuous threat?
    Ruth Pat-Horenczyk
    Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma, Herzog Hospital, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel 91035
    Am J Psychiatry 164:66-72. 2007
    This study aimed to assess 1) the relationship between risk-taking behaviors and exposure to terrorism, 2) the relationship between posttraumatic symptoms and risk-taking behaviors, and 3) gender differences in the type and frequency of ..
  79. ncbi Childhood reactions to terrorism-induced trauma: a review of the past 10 years
    Wanda P Fremont
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:381-92. 2004
    To summarize the literature about the clinical presentation and treatment interventions of childhood reactions to terrorism-induced trauma.
  80. ncbi PTSD and depression after the Madrid March 11 train bombings
    Juan J Miguel-Tobal
    Complutense University of Madrid
    J Trauma Stress 19:69-80. 2006
    ....
  81. ncbi Terror threat perception and its consequences in contemporary Britain
    Robin Goodwin
    School of Social Sciences and Law, Brunel University, UK
    Br J Psychol 96:389-406. 2005
    ..Such findings point to the important role social psychologists should play in understanding responses to these new terrorist threats...
  82. ncbi Radiation risks and dirty bombs
    Joseph P Ring
    Harvard University Environmental Health and Safety Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Health Phys 86:S42-7. 2004
    ..This paper discusses the health risks from radiation exposure and compares them to risks from various activities of daily life and to exposure to hazardous chemicals...
  83. ncbi Bomb explosions in acts of terrorism--detonation, wound ballistics, triage and medical concerns
    Yoram Kluger
    Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:235-40. 2003
  84. ncbi Chemical, biological and radiological incidents: preparedness and perceptions of emergency nurses
    Julie Considine
    School of Nursing, Deakin University Northern Health Clinical Partnership, Australia
    Disasters 33:482-97. 2009
    ..The study results suggest that emergency nurses are keen to meet the challenge of CBR incident response...
  85. ncbi Multiple casualty terror events: the anesthesiologist's perspective
    Micha Y Shamir
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, POB 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Anesth Analg 98:1746-52, table of contents. 2004
    ..Therefore, anesthesiology departments are greatly impacted by such events and must plan for them to maximize the use of available personnel and to have the appropriate equipment and supplies available...
  86. ncbi Factors affecting hospital-based nurses' willingness to respond to a radiation emergency
    Tener Goodwin Veenema
    Disaster Nursing and Strategic Initiatives, Center for Disaster Medicine and Emergency Preparedness, University of Rochester, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:224-9. 2008
    ....
  87. ncbi Public perceptions of the threat of terrorist attack in Australia and anticipated compliance behaviours
    Garry Stevens
    School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:339-46. 2009
    ..To determine the perceived threat of terrorist attack in Australia and preparedness to comply with public safety directives...
  88. ncbi The mental health impact of terrorism in Israel: a repeat cross-sectional study of Arabs and Jews
    M Gelkopf
    Department of Community Mental Health, Faculty of Social Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 117:369-80. 2008
    ..Since September 2000 Israeli society has been subjected to numerous deadly terror attacks. Few studies have studied the comparative mental health vulnerability of minorities and majorities to continuous terror attacks...
  89. ncbi Casualties in civilians and coalition soldiers from suicide bombings in Iraq, 2003-10: a descriptive study
    Madelyn Hsiao Rei Hicks
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Lancet 378:906-14. 2011
    ..Suicide bombs in Iraq are a major public health problem. We aimed to describe documented casualties from suicide bombs in Iraq during 2003-10 in Iraqi civilians and coalition soldiers...
  90. ncbi Nuclear/radiological terrorism: emergency department management of radiation casualties
    Jerrold T Bushberg
    Department of Environmental Health and Safety, University of California Davis Health System, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Emerg Med 32:71-85. 2007
    ..Measures must be taken to prevent the "worried well" and uninjured people with radioactive contamination from overwhelming the ED...
  91. ncbi 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...
  92. ncbi Responding to chemical, biological, or nuclear terrorism: the indirect and long-term health effects may present the greatest challenge
    Kenneth C Hyams
    Department of Veterans Affairs, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:273-91. 2002
    ..stress-related illnesses, unlicensed therapeutics. financial compensation--are complex and controversial...
  93. ncbi Chernobyl and Goiânia lessons for responding to radiological terrorism
    Friedrich Steinhausler
    Division of Physics and Biophysics, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Health Phys 89:566-74. 2005
    ..The current knowledge base concerning the response to radiological terrorism, focusing mainly on environmental cleanup and site recovery (CSR) of areas with radioactive contamination due to ..
  94. ncbi The evolution of pain management in the critically ill trauma patient: Emerging concepts from the global war on terrorism
    Randall J Malchow
    Department of Anesthesiology, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S346-57. 2008
    ..evolution of military medical care to manage polytrauma, critically ill-wounded warriors from the greater war on terrorism has been accompanied by significant changes in the diagnosis, management, and modulation of acute and chronic ..
  95. ncbi Social support buffers the effects of terrorism on adolescent depression: findings from Sderot, Israel
    Christopher C Henrich
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302 5010, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1073-6. 2008
    ....
  96. ncbi Developing a culturally and ecologically sound intervention program for youth exposed to war and terrorism
    William R Saltzman
    College of Education, California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 12:319-42, x. 2003
    ..Concluding comments detail an expanded conceptual framework for public mental health interventions that may be appropriate for terrorist and mass-casualty events...
  97. pmc Principles of mass casualty management following terrorist disasters
    Eric R Frykberg
    Ann Surg 239:319-21. 2004
  98. ncbi Understanding radiologic and nuclear terrorism as public health threats: preparedness and response perspectives
    Daniel J Barnett
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Nucl Med 47:1653-61. 2006
    b>Terrorism dates back to antiquity, but our understanding of it as a public health threat is still in its nascent stages...
  99. ncbi Terrorism preparedness: Web-based resource management and the TOPOFF 3 exercise
    Lenworth M Jacobs
    Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and the Trauma Program, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102 5037, USA
    J Trauma 60:566-71; discussion 571-72. 2006
    ..The State of Connecticut has taken a lead in preparedness and was selected as a site for the US Department of Homeland Security's Top Officials Three Exercise (TOPOFF 3), the largest and most extensive antiterrorism drill ever conducted...
  100. ncbi The psychosocial consequences for children and young people who are exposed to terrorism, war, conflict and natural disasters
    Richard Williams
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:337-49. 2006
  101. ncbi Aripiprazole in the management of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in returning Global War on Terrorism veterans
    Michael Tedford Lambert
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas South Western Medical School at Dallas UTSWMS, Texas 76104, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 21:185-7. 2006
    ..of aripiprazole as part of the management of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in returning Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) veterans...

Research Grants72

  1. Xenoestrogen regulation of Leydig cells
    BENSON TOKUNBO AKINGBEMI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The growing public concern for agri-terrorism puts veterinarians in the fore-front of research to aid defense of food supplies just as biomedical research is ..
  2. Multi-targeted Countermeasures against Acute and Delayed Effects of OP Exposure
    John A Butera; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Cases of exposure to OP agents, whether intentional (warfare or terrorism) or accidental (pesticide mishandling), number in excess of 2 million per year;resulting in the deaths of ..
  3. Trichothecene Toxicity and the Ribotoxic Stress Response
    James J Pestka; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Because of their potential for use in chemical terrorism, trichothecenes and other ribotoxins are now included on the CDC Select Agents list...
  4. Continuation of FERN Activities at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Statio
    LAURIE J PETERSON-WRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..AT THE CONNECTICUT AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION (CAES) Contamination of the food supply from chemical terrorism or adulteration is an ongoing threat...
  5. IL-22 in Thymic Regeneration
    Marcel R m van den Brink; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..recipients of allo-HSCT, but also for individuals with T cell deficiencies due to aging (lymphoid atrophy), autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases, shock, radio- or chemo-therapy and radiation injury (nuclear accident or terrorism).
  6. Investigating the role of interleukin-22 in thymus function
    Jarrod Dudakov; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..due to aging (lymphoid atrophy), autoimmune diseases, genetic causes (such as SCID), infectious diseases (HIV, hepatitis B/C), corticosteroids, shock, radio- or chemo-therapy and radiation injury (nuclear accident or terrorism).
  7. The Roles of Conserved outer-membrane proteins in SFG rickettsia pathogenesis
    Juan J Martinez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..With the threat of the potential use of Rickettsiae and other bacteria as agents for biological terrorism, understanding the complex interplay between the pathogen and host cells is vital for the future development of ..
  8. Ionic Liquid Gas Sensors for Detection of Flammable Gases In Workplace
    Xiangqun Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..health and safety, biomedical diagnostics, industrial process control, and military and civilian counter-terrorism. The tragedies of human loss in mine explosions in recent years reinforce the importance of recognizing the ..
  9. Targeting Injury Pathways to Counteract Pulmonary Agent and Vesicant Toxicity
    Sven Eric Jordt; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..industrial and riot control agents) are considered among the most imminent chemical threats to be diverted for terrorism attacks, or released during accidents...
  10. Novel strategy to mitigate and treat radiation combined infection injury by targe
    Shyam Biswal; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..or emergency responders being exposed to ionizing radiation is high in scenarios of nuclear/radiological terrorism or accidents...
  11. Immunobiology of Bacillus anthracis Spore-Host Interactions
    JOHN FRANKLIN KEARNEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Public Health Relevance: Bacillus anthracis spore dispersal as an agent of terrorism remains as an important issue to both civilian and military personnel...
  12. Mitochondrial Bioenergetic Dysfunction and Chlorine Toxicity
    Sadis Matalon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Exposure to Cl2, released into the atmosphere during transportation and industrial accidents, as well as acts of terrorism resulted in significant morbidity and mortality to both humans and animals...
  13. A megakaryocyte/PGE2/osteoblast triad in the normal and aged niche
    Louis M Pelus; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to accelerate hematopoietic recovery following chemo/radio therapy for cancer, radiation exposure from terrorism events or accidental radiation exposure injury, and after bone marrow transplantation, and the effects of age on ..
  14. Protective Effects of Anti-BclA Antibodies in Bacillus anthracis Infection
    JUAN B RODRIGUEZ BARRANTES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The use of Bacillus anthracis spore dispersal as an agent of terrorism remains an important issue to both civilian and military personnel...
  15. Development and Testing of Novel Glanders Vaccine Candidates
    Paul J Brett; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of glanders, cause severe disease in humans and animals and are a potential agent of biological warfare and terrorism. At present, there are no human or veterinary vaccines available for immunization against disease...
  16. Post-Irradiation Intervention to Mitigate and Treat Non Hematological Radiation
    JOHN MOULDER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..mitigation and treatment of the non-hematological radiation injuries that will occur in victims of radiological terrorism or radiation accidents who receive doses in excess of 5 Gy, and for whom hematological toxicity is prevented or ..
  17. Molecular Mechanisms of Enhanced Contractility following Traumatic Brain Injury:
    Christian W Kreipke; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Further, it has been named as the signature injury in the War on Terrorism that, upon return of our men and women fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, is projected to cost millions in ..
  18. Novel Therapeutic Approaches to Pathogen Inactivation
    James A Cowan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Bacillus anthracis and other bacterial pathogens are among the more pronounced threats in the arena of bio- terrorism and biological warfare, while the occurrence of resistant strains of other gram positive pathogens (including ..
  19. Evasion of complement-mediated killing by pathogenic rickettsial species
    Juan J Martinez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for their potential use as tools for biological terrorism. We have recently determined that in the absence of neutralizing antibodies, a model SFG rickettsial species, R...
  20. Stressor controllability and anxiety: role of serotonin and prefrontal cortex.
    JOHN PAUL CHRISTIANSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..6 % of American adults suffer from PTSD. Traumatic events include military conflict, hurricanes, acts of terrorism, illness, injury, physical abuse and criminal violence...
  21. Center for Biophysical Assessment and Risk Management Following Irradiation
    Paul Okunieff; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In the Center, we direct attention to different aspects of radiation terrorism, but emphasize damage to solid organs at exposures that are not immediately lethal (e.g...
  22. Analysis of a Burkholderia mallei Virulence-Associated Type VI Secretion System
    Paul J Brett; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of glanders, causes severe disease in humans and animals and is a potential agent of biological warfare and terrorism. Studies indicate that this select agent expresses several important virulence determinants...
  23. Structural Mechanisms of Botulinum Neurotoxin Pathogenesis
    DANA BORDEN LACY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..category A toxin because it is easily produced and concocted into a bio- weapon for potential use in warfare and terrorism. In striking contrast to its destructive power, the potency of botulinum neurotoxin allows it to be used ..
  24. High Throughput Screens of Novel Radiation Sensitizers and Protectors
    William F Morgan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..new radiation sensitizers and protectors for use in clinical radiation oncology and in the event of radiological terrorism. Three specific aims are proposed...
  25. Role of p38 MAPK in HSC Self-Renewal and Radiation-Induced Bone Marrow Injury
    Daohong Zhou; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..medical countermeasures against radiation is of foremost importance in the context of growing risk of nuclear terrorism or radiation accident scenarios...
  26. Improving the Capability of Maryland State Public Health Food Testing Laboratory
    PRINCE A KASSIM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..needed to identify, screen, and monitor chemical and microbiological contamination of foods for surveillance, terrorism, or emergencies...
  27. Mental Health and Service Utilization Among Reserve and National Guard Forces
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..is particularly important given the growing reliance on Reserve and National Guard forces during the war against terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan...
  28. ANALYSIS AND ANNOTATION OF THE E. COLI GENOME SEQUENCE
    KENNETH EDWARD RUDD; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..our understanding of the reference strain most critical for anti-bacterial strategies to defend against bacterial bio-terrorism and to protect against the increasing threat of antibiotic-resistant bacterial epidemics.
  29. Mental Health Effects of the Khmer Rouge Trials in Cambodia
    JEFFREY H SONIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Since individually-oriented treatments, such as medications, may be inadequate to meet public mental health needs in societies exposed to war or terrorism, tribunals may be useful and cost-effective mental health interventions.
  30. Vaccine Renaissance Conference at the Institute for Immunology and Informatics
    ANNE SEARLS DEGROOT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..global spread of infectious disease, the emergence of virulent new pathogens and the escalating threat of bio-terrorism, we propose to initiate a Vaccine Renaissance Conference...
  31. X-irradiator for in vivo and in vitro studies with relevance to basic stress sign
    Albert J Fornace; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..NIAID-supported studies which are directly relevant to monitoring and responses to radiologic accidents or terrorism. It will benefit a variety of NCI-supported studies into mechanisms of radiation sensitivity of tumor cells, and ..
  32. National Environmental Health Association's (NEHA) 74th Annual Educational Confer
    Vanessa T DeArman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..up to bring quality education such as the food security track with expertise from both the food safety and terrorism and all hazards preparedness sections;new information on H1N1 flu, community-associated methicillin-resistant ..
  33. Biomimetic Actinide Decorporation: Characterization and Preclinical Development
    David K Shuh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and a renewed interest in the study of radionuclide chemistry and biology have emerged, as threats of nuclear terrorism have become more plausible, and the risk of environmental contamination and human exposure to radioisotopes ..
  34. A Web-Based Program to Prevent Mental Health Risks in Medical Examiners
    ELIZABETH N BRONDOLO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..they are regarded by the CDC as essential participants in the response to mass disasters and the prevention of terrorism. The development of the intervention is informed by a detailed needs assessment that we conducted of the ..
  35. War Violence and Global Burden of Diseases Related To Substance Use and Disorders
    BRADLEY TOWNSEND KERRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..To accomplish this objective, a comprehensive global analysis of the impact of war and related violence (i.e., terrorism, one-sided violence) occurring during the years 1994-2000 worldwide on DALYs attributable to substance use ..
  36. Protectan CBLB502
    Andrei Gudkov; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The growing threats of nuclear warfare and terrorism highlight the need to develop effective and non-toxic radiation countermeasures that can increase survival of ARS victims and alleviate post-..
  37. Identification of Biomarkers for Late Radiation Lung Damage
    JACQUELINE PATRICIA WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In light of the current state of heightened terrorism risk, an easily assessed, well-characterized and broadly applicable biodosimeter is urgently required in order to identify those personnel that ..
  38. DIORAMA: Dynamic Information Collection and Resource Tracking Architecture
    Aura Ganz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..He is the co-editor of Disaster Medicine, and an editor of the text Medical Response to Terrorism. Dr...
  39. Mechanisms of RET/PTC Rearrangement in Thyroid Cancer
    Yuri E Nikiforov; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..protection of human populations against the carcinogenic effects of ionizing radiation in a variety of settings such as medical therapeutic radiation, occupational radiation exposure, and nuclear power accidents and nuclear terrorism.
  40. Enhancing Capability and Capacity of the Maryland Radiation Laboratory to Respond
    PRINCE A KASSIM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    PROJECT SUMMARY A major gap in the Nation's preparedness against food terrorism is the lack of a comprehensive State-based radiological testing capability and capacity needed to identify, screen, and monitor radiological ..
  41. 1 of 2 - Prospective Determination of Psychobiological Risk Factors for PTSD
    Charles B Nemeroff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to the rising numbers of natural disasters (earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis), man-made disasters (oil spills), terrorism and wars, as well as violent crime and automobile accidents...
  42. 2 of 2 Prospective Determination of Psychobiological Risk Factors for PTSD
    Kerry J Ressler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to the rising numbers of natural disasters (earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis), man-made disasters (oil spills), terrorism and wars, as well as violent crime and automobile accidents...
  43. Microfluidics-enabled Immunoassay Array for Multianalyte Detection
    Z Hugh Fan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of a wide range of toxic agents;such a capability is essential when US is facing with the potential threats of terrorism. It can also be exploited for screening a number of biomarkers associated with a disease;such a capability will ..
  44. In Vivo Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Dispositions of Positron Radiolabeled
    Henry F VanBrocklin; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The United States remain vulnerable to acts of terrorism using unconventional weapons including highly toxic chemical nerve agents like organophosphates, which are ..
  45. Evaluation and Production of a Multivalent Adenoviral Plague Vaccine
    ERIC ROTHE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..project was selected in response to the growing concern surrounding the organism's possible use in a terrorism event...
  46. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreement
    KELLEY LYNNE DAVIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This includes the possibility of ships and ports becoming targets for terrorism. CBAP will contract with trainers initially, and use the train-thetrainer model to engage trainers in each ofthe ..
  47. FilmArray Biothreat Pathogens: An Automated Multiplex PCR Diagnostic System
    Irene M Ota; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Deliberate acts of terrorism against the United States demonstrated the importance of equipping our nation with the means to defend against these actions...
  48. Combinatorial vaccines against anthrax and plague
    John Clements; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..microorganisms with potential for use against civilian or military populations as biological warfare/biological terrorism agents would be advantageous because they would both broaden the coverage of such vaccines and reduce the ..
  49. Receptor Sites and Antagonists for Paralytic Neurotoxins
    William A Catterall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These advances will be of crucial importance to developing an arsenal of counter-terrorism agents to prevent illness and deaths from potential bioterrorist attacks using these potent paralytic ..
  50. Live Smart Live Safe: Emergency Prep. for People with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..training programs that address public health emergencies, natural, and man-made disasters including terrorism. Along with the CD-ROM programs, four companion DVD programs will be developed as well as a pictorial-based 911 ..
  51. FDA FERN Chemistry Cooperative Agreement 2010
    STEVEN SOBEK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the testing program that addresses the threat to food safety and security through intentional adulteration and terrorism events...
  52. Finding effective treatments for inhaled chlorine-induced injury related pain
    Timothy J Ness; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Exposure to Cl2 released into the atmosphere during transportation and industrial accidents, as well as acts of terrorism, has resulted in significant lung injury leading to death from respiratory failure or significant morbidty...
  53. Impact of PTSD on Bone Formation
    Subburaman Mohan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Although a proportion of returning veterans from the Gulf war and war on terrorism complain of bone aches, nothing is known about the impact of PTSD on the skeletal system...
  54. Applicability of smartDNA Rapid Detection of Priority Agents in Food
    RICHARD BLIDNER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..prototypes of smartDNA assays and instrumentation for use by first responders for the detection of multiple bio-terrorism agents (Bacillus anthracis, Francisella tularensis and Yersinia pestis)...
  55. Evolutionary potential of a model poxvirus
    Nels C Elde; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..host and pathogen factors will provide new insights into the evolutionary strategies of poxviruses, a potentially dangerous class of pathogens poised for natural epidemics and/or use as agents of bio-terrorism.
  56. Bacterial Pathogen Amplification & Real-Time Detection
    JACK U REN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    As we all know, bio-terrorism in America is a reality...
  57. Hexameric PBGS as a Bioterrorism Defense
    Eileen Jaffe; Fiscal Year: 2006
    National defense requires development of novel strategies to combat potential bio-terrorism agents. One target of this strategy is the development of new antimicrobial agents...
  58. The Psychobiology of Trauma and Resilience Across the LIfespan
    DEAN GAINES KILPATRICK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..exposure to potentially traumatic events (PTEs) such as child maltreatment, interpersonal violence, disasters, terrorism, and war is high, and exposure to PTEs increases risk of PTSD, depression, substance use disorders and ..
  59. eMicrobes: A Digital Library for Learning Infectious Diseases
    Rajesh Gandhi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..number of emerging infectious diseases and global threats such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and bio-terrorism, a firm understanding of infectious diseases and microbiology is critical for all healthcare professionals...
  60. TARGET-GUIDED BOTULINUM NEUROTOXIN INHIBITOR DISCOVERY
    Hartmuth Kolb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The organism, and the toxin it produces, poses a significant threat as an agent of biological warfare and terrorism. Current therapy of botulism is based on macromolecular antitoxins, which are only able to neutralize the ..
  61. Catalytic DNA Biosensor for Toxic Metal Ions
    Yi Lu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..monitors, household users, clinicians in rural or remote areas, and first-responders in the war against terrorism, where on-site, real-time, and cost-effective detection and quantification are critical and the market for heavy ..
  62. Structure-Based Design of Nipah Virus Entry Inhibitors
    RICHARD PLEMPER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    Agro terrorism, the deliberate contamination of the food supply, has been recognized as a major bioterrorism threat that could cause severe economic dislocation...
  63. COMMUNITY VIOLENCE & YOUTH: AFFECT, BEHAVIOR, ACADEMICS
    MICHELE COOLEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e., media, reported, witnessed, victim, war/terrorism) will be explored;2) To test community violence as a risk factor for internalizing and externalizing behaviors, ..
  64. A Novel Target for New Anti-Anthrax Drugs
    Wayne Brouillette; Fiscal Year: 2007
    The use of Bacillus anthracis in acts of terrorism and/or biological warfare is a demonstrated threat to U.S. security...
  65. PEG-MODIFIED ENZYMES FOR IN-VIVO DECON OF OP TOXINS
    KEITH LEJEUNE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..utility at hospitals, agricultural sites employing OP pesticides, civil defense treatment centers for chemical terrorism, and with the armed forces. Research will also be extended to other model systems of clinical relevance...
  66. Catalytic DNA Biosensor for Toxic Metal Ions
    Yi Lu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..household uses, for clinical applications in rural or remote areas, and for first-responders in the war against terrorism, where on-site, real-time, and cost-effective detection and quantification are critical...
  67. Challenges to Farmworkers' Health at the US-Mexico Border
    Cecilia Rosales; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Rationale and techniques for pursuing goals: The border region experiencing increasing migration, the threat of terrorism and, consequently, intensive surveillance, Anecdotal evidence indicates that these conditions affect the health ..
  68. Multidisciplinary approaches to emerging global health issues
    HALA AZZAM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..cancer, tobacco control, injury prevention, disaster management, social policy, law, ethics, bio-terrorism and mental health...
  69. Development, Production and Evaluation of a Multivalent Adenoviral Plague Vaccine
    CHRIS LENTZ; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..project was selected in response to the growing concern surrounding the organism's use in a potential terrorism event. The NIAID, in response to this threat, has classified the organism as a Class A priority organism...
  70. Mechanisms of Trichothecene Toxicity
    James Pestka; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..shiga toxin which interfere with ribosome function are of further concern for their potential use in chemical terrorism and warfare...
  71. Nuclease-Resistant Aptamers to Botox and Anthrax Toxins
    John Bruno; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..by investigator): Botulinum toxin and anthrax are two likely bioweapons of choice in military attacks or terrorism against the United States...
  72. HOST RANGE DIVERSITY OF BACTERIOPHAGE FOR Y. PESTIS
    David Martin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..pestis and conduct pre-clinical safety studies to prepare a rapid response counter- terrorism system to manage pneumonic plague in humans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]