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Author Ripley, Amanda.

Title The unthinkable : who survives when disaster strikes and why / Amanda Ripley.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Crown Publishers, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  155.935 Rip    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xx, 266 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Denial -- Deliberation -- The decisive moment.
Summary Offers a glimpse at disasters and their aftermath, describing the three stages of disaster response, how we react--or do not react--in moments of catastrophe, and how we can train ourselves and other victims to survive in the event of a disaster.
Subject Disasters -- Psychological aspects.
Disaster relief.
Disaster relief -- Planning.
Crisis intervention (Mental health services)
ISBN 9780307352897

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