Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins PERLC
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In this presentation, Dr. George Everly, Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparendess lead instructor, examines disaster's impact on various parts of mental function and personality.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the mental health consequences of disasters
- Define the concepts of distress and dysfunction
- Describe examples of distress vs. dysfunction in five domains: Cognitive (thinking), Emotional (affect), Behavioral, Physical (physiological), Spiritual
- Demonstrate familiarity with four common clinical syndromes that occur after disasters: Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Major Depression, Alcohol Abuse