Table of Contents
Part I. Introduction: 1. Trauma and disaster R.
J. Ursano, C . S. Fullerton and B. G. McCaughey
Part II. The Nature of Traumatic Stress: 2. The
psychology of terror and its aftermath H. C.
Holloway and C. S. Fullerton
3. Exposure to traumatic death: the nature of
the stressor R. J. Ursano and J. E. McCarroll
4. Psychological and psychiatric aspects of
technological disasters L. Weisaeth
5. Traumatic effects of accidents U. F. Malt
6.The human experience of earthquakes B. G.
McCaughey, K. J. Hoffman and C. H. Llewellyn
7. Psychological effects of toxic contamination
B. L. Green, J. D . Lindy and M. C. Grace
Part III. The Role of Psychosocial Contaxt in
Responses to Trauma and Disasters: 8. Social
support and perceived control as moderators of
responses to dioxin and flood exposure S. D.
Solomon and E. M. Smith
9. Debriefing following traumatic exposure A.
10. Relocation stress following natural
disasters E. T. Gerrity and P. Steinglass
11. Group reactions to trauma: an avalanche
accident P. Herlofsen
12. Community responses to disaster: the Gander
plane crash K. M. Wright and P. T. Bartone
Part IV. Responses to Trauma Across the Life
Cycle: 13. Children of war and children at war:
child victims of terrorism in Mozambique J. A.
Shaw and J. J. Harris
14. Stress and coping with the trauma of war in
the Persian Gulf: the hospital ship USNS
Comfort M. P. Dinneen, R. J. Pentzien and J. M.
15. Long-term sequelae of combat in World War
II, Korea and Vietnam: a comparative study R.
Rosenheck and A. Fontana
16. Psychophysiological aspects of chronic
stress following trauma L. M. Davidson and A.
17. Individual and community reactions to the
Kentucky floods: findings from a longitudinal
study of older adults F. H. Norris, J. F.
Phifer and K. Kaniasty
18. The structure of human chaos R. J. Ursano,
B. G. McCaughey and C .S. Fullerton.