Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Postdisaster Distress: A Community Based Treatment Program for Survivors of Hurricane Katrina

@article{Hamblen2009CognitiveBT,
  title={Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Postdisaster Distress: A Community Based Treatment Program for Survivors of Hurricane Katrina},
  author={Jessica L. Hamblen and Fran H. Norris and Siobhan Pietruszkiewicz and Laura E. Gibson and April Naturale and Claudine Louis},
  journal={Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={36},
  pages={206-214}
}
Many disaster survivors suffer from postdisaster distress regardless of whether or not they meet criteria for specific psychiatric diagnoses. Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Postdisaster Distress (CBT-PD), a ten-session manualized intervention, was developed to address a range of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral reactions to disaster. Trained community… CONTINUE READING