Psychiatric emergencies after terrorist attacks

Murad Moosa Khan, Tania Nadeem, Nargis Asad

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Terrorist attacks and terrorism have become major global problems. Between 1961 and 2003 the US Department of State documented 228 acts of worldwide terrorism (DiMaggio and Galea 2006). Since 2003 there have been numerous terrorist attacks in more than 50 countries worldwide (Global Terrorism Index 2015). The single biggest terrorist attack has been the September 2001 (9/11) World Trade Center attacks in New York City in which almost 3000 people were killed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEmergencies in Psychiatry in Low- and Middle-income Countries, Second Edition
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781498767156
ISBN (Print)9781138300194
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017


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