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psychology of geographical disasters

Paul Simpson-Housley

psychology of geographical disasters

by Paul Simpson-Housley

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Published by Geography Dept., Atkinson College, York University in North York, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Disasters -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Hazardous geographic environments.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementP. Simpson-Hous ley and A.F. de Man.
    SeriesGeographical monographs ;, no. 18
    ContributionsMan, Anton Frans de., Atkinson College. Dept. of Geography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF789.D5 S56 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination129 p. :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2257274M
    ISBN 101550140256
    LC Control Number89136788
    OCLC/WorldCa16181715

    In the immediate aftermath of such tragic events, social support and basic psychological “first aid” is an effective way to support people responding to the challenges posed by their experience of the disaster. Psychology Beyond Borders supports the guidelines for mental health response to disasters developed by the Inter-Agency Standing. Psychogeography is an exploration of urban environments that emphasizes playfulness and "drifting". It has links to the Letterist and Situationist Internationals, revolutionary groups influenced by Marxist and anarchist theory, as well as by the attitudes and methods of Dadaists and Surrealists. Psychogeography was defined in by Guy Debord as "the study of the .

    psychology of disaster. The 8 page provides students with an opportunity to apply course concepts to a disaster occurring in the early s, and one of their choice. For this paper, you will compare the psychological impact of a disaster of . The Human Impact of Natural Disasters 19 CHAPTER 3 A GEOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE ON NATURAL DISASTERS BILL PISARRA GEOGRAPHY IS THE ANTITHESIS OF SEINFELD. Seinfeld was the TV show about nothing; geography is a discipline that includes every-thing. The geographic lens can have a wide focus (for example.

      The first two chapters provide a general introduction in the classification of disasters and a historic overview on disaster research, including modern applications of Geographic Information : David Bressan. Geographical psychology examines "the spatial distribution of psychological phenomena and their relations to features of the macro environment" (Rentfrow & Jokela, , p. ).


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