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(p. 153) Psychological Consequences of Actual or Threatened CBRNE Terrorism 

(p. 153) Psychological Consequences of Actual or Threatened CBRNE Terrorism
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(p. 153) Psychological Consequences of Actual or Threatened CBRNE Terrorism
Author(s):

Glenn R. Sullivan

and Bruce Bongar

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195172492.003.0011
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date: 14 July 2020

This chapter presents several historical models that illustrate critical psychological aspects of the threat of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosive (CBRNE). In addition to the psychological reactions to the 9/11 attacks, the chapter examines gas exposure in World War I, ballistic missile attacks on Tehran and Israel, a radiological accident in Brazil, an outbreak of plague in India, and a chemical attack on the Tokyo subway.

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