Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 1
  • Cited by
    This chapter has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    Pfefferbaum, Betty Jacobs, Anne K. Nitiéma, Pascal and Everly, George S. 2015. Child Debriefing: A Review of the Evidence Base. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, Vol. 30, Issue. 03, p. 306.


    ×
  • Print publication year: 2000
  • Online publication date: January 2010

24 - Can debriefing work? Critical appraisal of theories of interventions and outcomes, with directions for future research

from Part IV - Debriefing overview and future directions
Summary
This chapter draws together historical, social and psychotherapeutic strands as they contribute to the background of debriefing and its evolution. Its relation to military psychiatry, crisis intervention, narrative tradition, psychoeducation, grief counselling, group psychotherapy, behavioural and cognitive therapies, and psychopharmacology are touched upon and their implications for an eclectic model is considered. Acute preventive interventions can be implemented only if there is a broad acceptance of a notion of collective responsibility and the value of group survival of caring for such individuals. The essence of crisis intervention is that a clear precipitant exists and that the individual's distress is clear. If individuals with a normal biological stress response do not develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it raises questions of whether early and immediate interventions may modify the nature of the acute stress response in such a way as to increase the risk of PTSD.
Recommend this book

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Psychological Debriefing
  • Online ISBN: 9780511570148
  • Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511570148
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×