A mental health relief programme in Armenia after the 1988 earthquake. Implementation and clinical observations.

  • Armen K Goenjian
  • Published 1993 in
    The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
An international mental health relief programme for children and adults was implemented in Soviet Armenia after the 7 December 1988 Spitak earthquake. This paper presents: (a) the steps considered essential in the selection, preparation and support of mental health workers for the relief work; (b) a method which facilitated the screening and treating of… CONTINUE READING