The Aftermath of Terrorism: The Impact on Psychological Stress

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The Aftermath of Terrorism: The Impact on Psychological Stress
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Abstract: The literature review on research examining terrorism and its effects post traumatic stress disorder and other psychological disorders shows that there is a significant relationship between the two. This review looks at studies examining Jewish and Palestinian adult citizens in Israel, long term effects of the 1995-1996 France bombings on directly exposed victims, the effects of the Oklahoma City bombings on handlers and children, and the effect of the September 11 attacks on children. Implications of research on terrorism and stress are discussed including the development of coping programs for families, employees and students. Scientific...
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.....ure to terrorism,
stress-related mental health symptoms, and defensive coping among Jews and Arabs in
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