Presidential Address-1976. Social support as a moderator of life stress.
- S Cobb
- Psychosomatic medicine
The purpose of this paper is to iutegrate what we kuow of psychiatric responses to disasters with our projection of the parameters of a tactical nuclear war involving US forces in Europe. In such a scenario there is a high probability that the magnitude of neuropsychiatric (NP) casualties will be greater than ever before experienced, and that current treatment doctriue may not be appropriate or adequate. We conclude by presenting a strategy for dealing with this set of possibilities.