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DTAC Supplemental Research Bulletin

Each issue of the biannual Supplemental Research Bulletin highlights articles, research, and literature reviews on topics of interest for disaster responders.

Behavioral Health Conditions in Children and Youth Exposed to Natural Disasters (PDF | 296 KB)
September 2018

This Supplemental Research Bulletin reviews research on behavioral health issues and conditions in children and youth after natural disasters. It covers risk and protective factors, as well as approaches and interventions for supporting young survivors.

First Responders: Behavioral Health Concerns, Emergency Response, and Trauma (PDF | 264 KB)
May 2018

This issue of the Supplemental Research Bulletin focuses on behavioral health issues experienced by first responders. It also explores risk and protective factors, as well as interventions to reduce behavioral health risk and foster resilience.

Mass Violence and Behavioral Health (PDF | 327 KB)
September 2017

This issue of the Supplemental Research Bulletin discusses the effects of mass violence events and the sequence of behavioral health reactions after the event in adult and youth survivors. The issue also includes behavioral health interventions commonly used after a mass violence event.

Greater Impact: How Disasters Affect People of Low Socioeconomic Status (PDF | 380 KB)
July 2017

This issue of the Supplemental Research Bulletin focuses on how people in poverty, with low incomes, and of low socioeconomic status experience disasters, including risk perception, disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.

Stronger Together: An In-Depth Look at selected Community-Level Approaches to Disaster Behavioral Health (PDF | 393 KB)
August 2016

This issue of the Supplemental Research Bulletin focuses on selected programs and approaches that can be used to help whole communities fare better during and after disasters in terms of behavioral health.

Challenges and Considerations in Disaster Research (PDF | 300 KB)
January 2016

This issue of the Supplemental Research Bulletin reviews existing literature and provides a general summary of challenges experienced by disaster researchers in the field and offers potential solutions.

Traumatic Stress and Suicide After Disasters (PDF | 298 KB)
September 2015

This issue of the Supplemental Research Bulletin focuses on research highlights related to traumatic stress and suicide, including suicide rates, suicidal ideation, and suicide plans and attempts, in relation to disasters

Disaster Behavioral Health Interventions Inventory (PDF | 811 KB)
May 2015

This Interventions Inventory Supplemental Research Bulletin lists disaster behavioral health interventions that can be used in the early, intermediate, and long-term disaster response phases, with the majority of survivors who experience the most common reactions. Each intervention is accompanied by a table that lists delivery modality and settings and populations for whom the interventions can be used.

Archives

Immediate and Long-Term Behavioral Health Effects of Hurricane Katrina
August 2013

The Prevalence of Substance Misuse Among Disaster Response Workers: A Review of the Literature
May 2013

Children and Disasters
July 2012

Last Updated: 08/23/2018