Weighing the Costs of Disaster: Consequences, Risks, and Resilience in Individuals, Families, and Communities.

@article{Bonanno2010WeighingTC,
  title={Weighing the Costs of Disaster: Consequences, Risks, and Resilience in Individuals, Families, and Communities.},
  author={George A. Bonanno and Chris Ray Brewin and Krzysztof Kaniasty and Annette M. La Greca},
  journal={Psychological science in the public interest : a journal of the American Psychological Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={1-49}
}
Disasters typically strike quickly and cause great harm. Unfortunately, because of the spontaneous and chaotic nature of disasters, the psychological consequences have proved exceedingly difficult to assess. Published reports have often overestimated a disaster’s psychological cost to survivors, suggesting, for example, that many if not most survivors will develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); at the same time, these reports have underestimated the scope of the disaster’s broader impact… CONTINUE READING
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