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1
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What are the different psychological problem that will be faced after a disaster?

A

Transient distress symptoms, behavioral changes, anxiety disorders, PTSD

2
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What are the risk factors increasing rate of psychological problems?

A

Degree of exposure, exhaustion, physical harm, loss of someone close, history of mental disorder

3
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What is incident command’s role in addressing psychological issues?

A

Formally designated leader, training and practice, integration of volunteers, protective plan

4
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What should volunteers address for psychological issues?

A

Credentialing, just in time training, management

Can cause more issues if not trained correctly

5
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What can happen to the security and safety role of responders in a psychological event?

A

Can have similar responses to trauma and get PTSD just like civilians

6
Q

What should be done for interventions for responders?

A

Refer IDed affected to professionals

7
Q

What is done for triage and treatment in a psychological event?

A

Normal vs abnormal responses, treat with scope of competency and resources, ID high risk persons

8
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What is a normal response?

A

A sense of apprehension, worry, edginess, difficulty concentrating, rational to escape scene, sometimes altruistic behaviors
Guilt

9
Q

What are some prevalent syndrome?

A

Sub-diagnostic distress with physical complaints

10
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How is sub-diagnostic distress treated?

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Normalize responses with empathy, support counseling, treat symptoms like insomnia

11
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What constitutes psychological first aid?

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Protect survivors from more harm, reduce physiological arousal, get support for distressed, keep families together

12
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What are the characteristics abnormal responses?

A

Intensity and duration, results in disability, avoid certain object or events, usual pattern of symptoms

13
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What are some abnormal disorders?

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Acute stress, PTSD, major depressive, dysthymic

14
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What types of reactions would you see in a young child (less than 5)?

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Separation fears, nightmares, regression

15
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What types of reactions would you see in a child and adolescent (6-11, 12-18)?

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Atypical disruptive behaviors, withdraw from people, activities, irritability and difficulty concentrating, lower grades

16
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What are common to stress disorders?

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Re-experiencing events, emotional numbing, avoidance, autonomic arousal, disruption of life

17
Q

What is SNAP screening?

A

Startle
Numbness
Arousal/avoidance
Persistence

18
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What are some screening questions?

A

In the past two weeks have you …
Had a depressed mood most of the day?
Loss of interest or pleasure in most activities?
Think life is not worth living or about killing yourself?

19
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What questions would be asked to screen for substance abuse?

A

Ever had a problem with drugs? CAGE
Do you drink alcohol? How much? Felt you should CUT down? People ANNOYING you about it? Felt GUILTY about it? Drink the morning to rid a hangover (EYE-OPENER)?

20
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What should be done in evacuation event and post-event?

A

Care-control of persons who panic, care of displaced person, coordination with red cross and clinical triage/treatment teams