Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Questions from national and international members of the audience from the Netherlands, Denmark, and Haiti highlighted that American Psychiatry has developed a strong body of knowledge for how psychiatry can intervene in human-made and man-made disasters.
“Given all the tragedies that have occurred this year, it is tempting to want to believe that we have somehow reached our quota, and can now rest easy. But the course helped the audience to consider how to prepare for future disasters and ensure that psychiatry is appropriately integrated into response and aftercare," said Dr. Pandya.
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