1. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance. Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, Situation Report 1; March 11, 2011. http://reliefweb.int/node/391666. Accessed February 20, 2012. 2. Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance. Japan earthquake and tsunami update, Monday, March 12, 2011. http://reliefweb.int/node/391694. Accessed February 20, 2012.
3.Keim M. The public health impact of industrial disasters. Am J Disaster Med. 2011;6(5):265-274.
4.Boyarsky I, Shneiderman A. Natural and hybrid disasters—Causes, effects and management. Top Emerg Med. 2002;24(3):1-25.
5.Shultz JM, Marcelin LH, Madanes SB, Espinel Z, Neria Y. The “trauma signature:” understanding the psychological consequences of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2011;26(5):353-366.
6.Shultz JM, Kelly F, Forbes D, etal. Triple threat trauma: evidence-based mental health response for the 2011 Japan disaster. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2011;26(3):141-145.
7.Shultz JM, McLean A, Herberman Mash HB, etal. Mitigating flood exposure: reducing disaster risk and trauma signature. Disaster Health. 2012;1(1):1-15.
8.Norris FH, Friedman MJ, Watson PJ, Byrne CM, Diaz E, Kaniasty K: 60,000 disaster victims speak: part I. an empirical review of the empirical literature, 1981-2001. Psychiatry. 2002;65(3):207-239.
9.Norris FH, Friedman MJ. Watson PJ: 60,000 disaster victims speak: part II. summary and implications of the disaster mental health research. Psychiatry. 2002;65(3):240-260.
10.Norris FH. Range, Magnitude, and Duration of the Effects of Disasters on Mental Health: Review Update 2005. Hanover, NH: Dartmouth Medical School and National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
11.Andrulis DP, Siddiqui NJ, Gantner JL. Preparing racially and ethnically diverse communities for public health emergencies. Health Aff (Millwood). 2007;26(5):1269-1279.
12.Shultz JM, Espinel Z, Galea S, Reissman DB. Disaster ecology: implications for disaster psychiatry. In: Ursano RJ, Fullerton CS, Weisaeth L, Raphael B (eds). Textbook of Disaster Psychiatry. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press; 2007:69-96.
13.Shultz JM, Espinel Z, Flynn BW, Cohen RE, Hoffmann Y. DEEP PREP: All-Hazards Disaster Behavioral Health Training. Tampa, FL: Disaster Life Support Publishing; 2007.
14.Kessler RC, McLaughlin KA, Koenen KC, Petukhova M, Hill ED. The importance of secondary trauma exposure for post-disaster mental disorder. Epidemiol Psychiatric Sci. 2012;21:35-45.
15. Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters. EM-DAT: The International Disaster Database. http://www.emdat.be. Accessed August 24, 2012. 16. World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM). Health Disaster Management: Guidelines for Evaluation and Research. http://www.wadem.org/guidelines.html. Accessed August 24, 2012.
17.Kim Y. Great East Japan Earthquake and early mental-health response. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2011;65:539-548.
18. Emergency Disaster Measures Headquarters, National Police Agency of Japan. Damage situation and police countermeasures associated with 2011 Tohoku district – off the Pacific Ocean Earthquake, July 11, 2012. http://www.npa.go.jp/archive/keibi/biki/higaijokyo_e.pdf. Accessed July 16, 2012.
19.Keim M. The public health impact of tsunami disasters. Am J Disaster Med. 2011;6(6):341-350.
28.Norio O, Ye T, Kajitani Y, Shi P, Tatano H. The 2011 Eastern Japan Great Earthquake Disaster: overview and comments. Int J Disaster Risk Sci. 2011;2(1):34-42.
29. Kyoto University International Environment and Disaster Management Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies. Mega Disaster in a Resilient Society: The Great East Japan (Tohoku Kanto) Earthquake and Tsunami of 11th March 2011. March 25, 2011.
30.Dauer LT, Zanzonico P, Tuttle RM, Quinn DM, Strauss HW. The Japanese tsunami and resulting nuclear emergency at the Fukushima Daiichi power facility: technical, radiologic, and response perspectives. J Nucl Med. 2011;52:1423-1432.
31.Becker SM. Learning from the 2011 Great East Japan Disaster: insights from a special radiological emergency assistance mission. Biosecur Bioterror. 2011;9(4):394-404.
33.Kuwabara H, Shioiri T, Toyabe SI, etal. Factors impacting on psychological distress and recovery after the 2004 Niigata–Chuetsu earthquake, Japan: community-based study. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2008;62:503-507.
34.Lau JTF, Yu X, Zhang J, etal. Psychological distress among adolescents in Chengdu, Sichuan at 1 month after the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. J Urban Health. 2010;87(3):504-523.
35.Basoglu M, Kilic C, Salcioglu E. Livanou M: Prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder and comorbid depression in earthquake survivors in Turkey: an epidemiological study. J Trauma Stress. 2004;17(2):133-144.
36.Kato H. Posttraumatic symptoms among victims of the Great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake in Japan. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 1998;52(suppl):S59-S65.
38.Carballo M, Heal B, Horbaty G. Impact of the tsunami on psychosocial health and well-being. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2006;18(3):217-223.
39.Hollifield M, Hewage C, Gunawardena CN, etal.: Symptoms and coping in Sri Lanka 20-21 months after the 2004 tsunami. Brit J Psychiatry. 2008;192:39-44.
40.Wahlström L, Michélsen H, Schulman A, Backheden M. Different types of exposure to the 2004 tsunami are associated with different levels of psychological distress and posttraumatic stress. J Trauma Stress. 2008;21(5):463-470.
41.Thienkrua W, Cardozo BL, Chakkraband ML, etal. Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among children in tsunami-affected areas in southern Thailand. JAMA. 2006;296(5):549-559.
42.Souza R, Bernatsky S, Reyes R, de Jong K. Mental health status of vulnerable tsunami-affected communities: a survey in Aceh province, Indonesia. J Trauma Stress. 2007;20(3):263-269.
43.van Griensven F, Chakkraband ML, Thienkrua W, etal. Mental health problems among adults in tsunami-affected areas in southern Thailand. JAMA. 2006;296(5):537-548.
44.Lommen MJ, Sanders AJ, Buck N, Arntz A. Psychosocial predictors of chronic post-traumatic stress disorder in Sri Lankan tsunami survivors. Behav Res Ther. 2009;47(1):60-65.
45.Bryant RA. Recovery after the tsunami: timeline for rehabilitation. J Clin Psychiatry. 2006;67(suppl 2):50-55.
46.MacDonald R. How women were affected by the tsunami: a perspective from Oxfam. PLoS Med. 2005;2(6):e178.
47.Carballo M, Heal B, Hernandez M. Psychosocial aspects of the tsunami. J R Soc Med. 2005;98(9):396-399.
48.Bhugra D, van Ommeren M. Mental health, psychosocial support and the tsunami. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2006;18(3):213-216.
49.Kristensen P, Weisaeth L, Heir T. Psychiatric disorders among disaster bereaved: an interview study of individuals directly or not directly exposed to the 2004 tsunami. Depress Anxiety. 2009;26(12):1127-1133.
50.Neuner F, Schauer E, Catani C, Ruf M, Elbert T. Post-tsunami stress: a study of posttraumatic stress disorder in children living in three severely affected regions in Sri Lanka. J Trauma Stress. 2006;19(3):339-347.
51.Armagan E, Engindeniz Z, Devay AO, Erdur B, Ozcakir A. Frequency of post-traumatic stress disorder among relief force workers after the tsunami in Asia: do rescuers become victims? Prehosp Disaster Med. 2006;21(3):168-172.
52.Dodgen D, Norwood AE, Becker SM, Perez JT, Hansen CK. Social, psychological, and behavioral responses to a nuclear detonation in a US city: implications for health care planning and delivery. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2011;5(suppl 1):S54-S64.
53.Slovic P. Perception of risk from radiation. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 1996;68(3/4):165-180.
54.Becker SM. Emergency communication and information issues in terrorist events involving radioactive materials. Biosecur Bioterror. 2004;2(3):195-207.
55.Becker SM. Communicating risk to the public after radiological incidents. BMJ. 2007;335(7630):1106-1107.
56.Christodouleas JP, Forrest RD, Ainsley CG, Tochner Z, Hahn SM, Glatstein E. Short-term and long-term health risks of nuclear-power-plant accidents. N Engl J Med. 2011;364:2334-2341.
57.Auf der Heide E. Common misconceptions about disasters: panic, the “disaster syndrome,” and looting. In: O'Leary MR, ed. The First 72 Hours: A Community Approach to Disaster Preparedness. Bloomington, IN: iUniverse; 2004:340-380.
58.Drury J, Cocking C, Reicher S. Everyone for themselves? a comparative study of crowd solidarity among emergency survivors. Br J Soc Psychol. 2009;48(pt 3):487-506.
59.Becker SM. Protecting public health after major radiation emergencies: nuclear crisis in Japan is a powerful reminder of past lessons. BMJ. 2011;342:717.
60.Chernobyl Forum: 2003-2005. Chernobyl ‘s Legacy: Health, Environmental and Socioeconomic Impacts. Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency; 2006.
61.Saenko V, Ivanov V, Tsyb A, etal. The Chernobyl accident and its consequences. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011;23(4):234-243.
62.Bromet EJ, Havenaar JM, Guey LT. A 25-year retrospective review of the psychological consequences of the Chernobyl accident. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2011;23(4):297-305.
63.Beehler GP, Baker JA, Falkner K, etal. A multilevel analysis of long-term psychological distress among Belarusians affected by the Chernobyl disaster. Public Health. 2008;122(11):1239-1249.
64.Havenaar JM, de Wilde EJ, van den Bout J, Drottz-Sjoberg BM, van den Brink W. Perception of risk and subjective health among victims of the Chernobyl disaster. Soc Sci Med. 2003;56(3):569-572.
65.Havenaar JM, Rumyantzeva GM, van den Brink W, etal. Long-term mental health effects on the Chernobyl disaster: an epidemiologic survey in two former soviet regions. Am J Psychiatry. 1997;154:1605-1607.
66.Butler AS, Panzer AM, Goldfrank LR. Institute of Medicine Committee on Responding to the Psychological Consequences of Terrorism Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health. Preparing for the Psychological Consequences of Terrorism: A Public Health Approach. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2003.
67.Raphael B, Taylor M, McAndrew V. Women, catastrophe and mental health. Aust NZ J Psychiatry. 2008;42:13-23.
69.Takeda M. Mental health care and East Japan Great Earthquake. Psychiatry Clin. Neurosci. 2011;65:207-212.
70.Suzuki Y, Kim Y. The Great East Japan earthquake in 2011: toward a sustainable mental health care system. Epidemiol Psychiatric Sci. 2012;21:7-11.
71.Shultz JM, Marcelin LH, Espinel Z, Madanes SB, Allen A, Neria YA. Haiti earthquake 2010: psychosocial impacts. In: Bobrowsky P (ed). Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards. New York, NY: Springer Publishing, 2013 (in press).
72.Shultz JM, Neria Y, Espinel Z, Marcelin LH, Madanes S. Trauma signature analysis: rapid post-impact/pre-deployment guidance for mental health response. Presented at: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) 26th Annual Meeting; November 5, 2010; Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
73.Shultz JM, Espinel Z, Kelly F, Neria Y. Examining the trauma signature of the Japan tsunami/nuclear crisis. Presented at: Social Bonds and Trauma Through the Life Span: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) 27th Annual Meeting; November 4, 2011; Baltimore, MD.
74.Shultz JM, McLean AJ, Rosen A, Youngs GA, Jensen J, Neria Y. A tale of two cities: flooding and effects on community resilience [poster]. Presented at: 2nd International Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters (IPRED II) Conference; January 16-17, 2012; Tel Aviv, Israel.
75.Shultz JM, Bueno Ramirez AM, Espinel Z, etal. Displaced within borders: Colombia's humanitarian crisis. Presented at: 2nd International Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters (IPRED II) Conference; January 16-17, 2012; Tel Aviv, Israel.
76.Shultz JM, Herberman Mash HB, Rosen A, Espinel Z, Kelly F, Neria Y. The trauma signature of the 2011 U.S. super tornado outbreak. Presented at: 2nd International Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters (IPRED II) Conference; January 16-17, 2012; Tel Aviv, Israel.
77.Migline V, Shultz JM. Psychosocial impact of the Russian invasion of Georgia in 2008. Presented at: 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine; June 1, 2011; Beijing, China.
78.Shultz JM, Neria Y, Espinel Z, Kelly F. Trauma signature analysis: evidence-based guidance for disaster mental health response. Presented at: 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine; May 31, 2011; Beijing, China.
79.Shultz JM, Kelly F, Espinel Z, Neria Y. Rapid evidence-based guidance for post-impact disaster mental health response: Trauma signature (TSIG) analysis. Presented at: Social Bonds and Trauma Through the Life Span: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) 27th Annual Meeting; November 2, 2011; Baltimore, MD.
80.Shultz JM. Trauma signature analysis. Presented at: Innovation and Results: Surviving the Times. The Joint Commission 2012 Accreditation Standards Update; November 16, 2011; Lombard, IL.