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(p. 288) Older Adults and Terrorism 

(p. 288) Older Adults and Terrorism
(p. 288) Older Adults and Terrorism

Lisa M. Brown

, Donna Cohen

, and Joy R. Kohlmaier

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date: 25 June 2021

Chapter 20 explores the effects of terrorism on older adults. This includes the effects of natural and human-made disasters on older adults (theoretical frameworks, psychological responses, resilience and coping, maturation hypothesis, burden theory, residual stress vulnerability, and social deterioration model), the role of social support networks, older adults in the community, homebound and institutionalised older adults, priority issues in the assessment of older persons, assessment of risk, interventions after terrorism or mass violence, and secondary exposure.

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