First responder's guide to abnormal psychologyFirst responder's guide to abnormal psychology: applications for police, firefighters and rescue personnel
William I. Dorfman and Lenore E. A. Walker
Publisher: New York, N.Y. ; Springer, 2007.
ISBN: 0387354654 ISBN13: 9780387354651 DDC: 362.204251 LCC: RC480.6 Edition: (ebook) :No price
Summary:During emergency situations, first responders make split-second
judgments: evaluating risks, identifying dangerous conditions, and
attending to those distressed and disturbed by their ordeal. This
book gives readers insights into the human impact of extrem.
e trauma, and the various levels of mental impairment of victims and
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- The role and importance of first responders to
dealing with psychologically disordered individuals -- Normal vs.
abnormal behavior: a continuum -- Key mental health issues in the
criminal justice and emergency medical systems -- Disorders of the
brain and central nervous system -- The psychotic disorders -- The
mood disorders -- The anxiety, somatoform and dissociative disorders
-- The personality disorders -- The substance use disorders --
Crisis, terrorism and trauma-based disorders -- Therapeutic justice
-- Mental disorders in youth -- Index.
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LCC Number: RC480.6
Book Details:Language: eng
Physical Description: x, 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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