Paul Valent

Paul Valent

Consultant liaison psychiatrist, psychotherapist, traumatologist,
Co-founder and past president Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies,

A conceptual framework for understanding the impact of disasters. The Australian Clinical Psychologist. 15:12-18

The 1983 Ash Wednesday bushfires in Victoria, Australia, were seminal in my traumatology learning. This paper describes the need to be cognisant of physical, psychological (cognitive, defensive, and emotional), and social consequences. The need is illustrated with clinical examples.
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