Chapter 15. The Israeli Experience

  1. Juan José López-Ibor2,
  2. George Christodoulou3,
  3. Mario Maj4,
  4. Norman Sartorius5 and
  5. Ahmed Okasha6
  1. Arieh Y. Shalev

Published Online: 29 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047002125X.ch15

Disasters and Mental Health

Disasters and Mental Health

How to Cite

Shalev, A. Y. (2004) The Israeli Experience, in Disasters and Mental Health (eds J. J. López-Ibor, G. Christodoulou, M. Maj, N. Sartorius and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047002125X.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

  2. 3

    Department of Psychiatry, Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, 72-74 Vas. Sofias Avenue, 11528 Athens, Greece

  3. 4

    University of Naples, Italy

  4. 5

    University of Geneva, Switzerland

  5. 6

    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychiatry, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem 91120, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470021231

Online ISBN: 9780470021255

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Keywords:

  • Israeli experience;
  • National Insurance Institute of Israel (NII);
  • Berlin Olympics Massacre;
  • network of care;
  • treating direct survivors;
  • communities under stress;
  • shifting expectations;
  • creating routines of living;
  • avoiding inner and external tension

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Network of Care

  • Treating Direct Survivors

  • Communities Under Stress

  • Uncharted, Yet Very Common Ways of Coping

  • Acknowledgement

  • References