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On-scene crisis intervention: psychological guidelines and communication strategies for first responders.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20828086     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Effective emergency mental health intervention for victims of crime, natural disaster or terrorism begins the moment the first responders arrive. This article describes a range of on-scene crisis intervention options, including verbal communication, body language, behavioral strategies, and interpersonal style. The correct intervention in the first few moments and hours of a crisis can profoundly influence the recovery course of victims and survivors of catastrophic events.
Authors:
Laurence Miller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of emergency mental health     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1522-4821     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Emerg Ment Health     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-10     Completed Date:  2010-10-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888872     Medline TA:  Int J Emerg Ment Health     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  11-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
docmilphd@aol.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Communication*
Crisis Intervention / manpower,  methods*
Emergency Services, Psychiatric / manpower,  methods*
Humans
Mental Health Services*

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