Corpus ID: 8397152

Disaster Experience of Turkey: An Overview from a Psychological Perspective

@inproceedings{Aker2012DisasterEO,
  title={Disaster Experience of Turkey: An Overview from a Psychological Perspective},
  author={T. Aker and {\"O}zg{\"u}r Erdur-Baker and Ilgin Gokler-Danisman and B. Yilmaz},
  year={2012}
}
  • T. Aker, Özgür Erdur-Baker, +1 author B. Yilmaz
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The aim of this article is to elaborate on contemporary Turkish articles on natural disaster and grief. Although traumatic experiences have been a part of Turkish culture for hundreds of years, studies on psychological trauma are only a recent development in Turkey. The first Turkish article describing posttraumatic symptoms by Osman (1916) was followed by a lengthy period of silence on the topic of psycho trauma until 1970s. However, a dramatic increase in the number of scientific work and… CONTINUE READING

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 46 REFERENCES
    The onset and longitudinal course of a man-made post-traumatic morbidity: Survivors of the Sivas disaster
    • 26
    Psychological consequences of the 1999 earthquake in Turkey.
    • 63
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    [1999 Marmara earthquakes: a review of epidemiologic findings and community mental health policies].
    • 12
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    Children and disasters
    • 112
    Psychological consequences of the 1992 Erzincan (Turkey) earthquake.
    • 90