The effects of flooding on mental health: Outcomes and recommendations from a review of the literature

  title={The effects of flooding on mental health: Outcomes and recommendations from a review of the literature},
  author={Carla Stanke and Virginia Murray and Richard Aml{\^o}t and Jo Nurse and Richard Williams},
  booktitle={PLoS currents},
Introduction While most people who are involved in disasters recover with the support of their families, friends and colleagues, the effects on some people's health, relationships and welfare can be extensive and sustained. Flooding can pose substantial social and mental health problems that may continue over extended periods of time. Flooding can challenge the psychosocial resilience of the hardiest of people who are affected. Methods The Health Protection Agency (HPA) undertook a review of… CONTINUE READING
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