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The psychosocial aspects of a deadly epidemic : what ebola has taught us about holistic healing / Judy Kuriansky, PhD, editor ; foreword by Ambassador Angelo Antonio Toriello, PhD.
About this work
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 
xxi, 428 pages ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : from awareness to action : psychosocial support and holistic healing in the fight against ebola and other epidemics / Judy Kuriansky -- A model for psychosocial support in emergency epidemics : an adjunct to existing guidelines based on feedback from locals and responders / Carmen Valle -- Holistic intervention : a community association for psychosocial services facing ebola in Sierra Leone / Edward Bockarie -- Mental health and psychosocial support for children in the ebola epidemic : UNICEF Child Protection / Susan Bissell -- Women in the ebola crisis : response and recommendations from UN Women / Daniel Seymour -- Cultural competence in the time of ebola / Mohammed Nurhussein -- Survivors of ebola : shift from stigma to hero / Mariama Jalloh and Judy Kuriansky -- The impact and trauma for health care workers facing the ebola epidemic / Nira Shah and Judy Kuriansky -- Poverty and economics in the wake of ebola : an escalated strain on psychosocial coping / Sarah Netter and Judy Kuriansky -- Tears that never dry : personal observations on the emotional tragedy of the ebola epidemic and lessons learned / Joseph Jimmy Sankaituah -- Ebola : our story / Sosthène Nsimba and Ritah Nyembo -- Children and young mothers facing the ebola epidemic in Liberia / MacDella Cooper -- The diaspora reacts to the ebola virus crisis : emotions and actions / Morlai Kamara -- Thrust into the spotlight : Liberian immigrants dealing with ebola and other stigmas / Bernadette Ludwig -- Psychosocial care for ebola patients : the response of Doctors without Borders/Médecins sans frontières / Ella Watson-Stryker -- Children and ebola : a model resilience and empowerment training and workshop / Judy Kuriansky, Yotem Polizer, and Joel Zinsou -- Supporting a public education response to stem the panic and spread of ebola : help for the national ebola helpline operators / Diddy Mymin Kahn, Jeffrey Bulanda, and Yeniva Sisay-Sogbeh -- Psychosocial support for a burial team : help for young men helping their country / Judy Kuriansky -- Psychological trauma as a fundamental factor hindering containment of the ebola virus : workshops for professionals and paraprofessionals / Sheri Oz -- Combating stigma and fear : applying psychosocial lessons learned from the HIV epidemic and SARS to the current ebola crisis / Miriam Y. Vega -- The psychosocial and interpersonal impact of the SARS epidemic on Chinese health professionals : implications for epidemics including ebola / Chan Kit Ling, Chau Wai Wai, Judy Kuriansky, Joel C. Zinsou, Janet Leung, and Sookyong Kim -- Combating ebola through public enlightenment and a concerted government work plan : the case of Nigeria / Cyprian Heen -- Awareness and education about ebola through public health campaigns / Rebeka Ndinda Ngewa and Judy Kuriansky -- The United Nations and psychology NGOs respond to ebola / Judy Kuriansky -- Integrating psychosocial and mental health principles into policy and planning for the prevention and management of epidemics and disasters : rationale, review, and recommendations for the global agenda / Corann Okorodudu and Judy Kuriansky.
- Ebola virus diseaseSocial aspectsAfrica, West
- Ebola virus diseaseAfrica, WestPsychological aspects
- EpidemicsSocial aspectsAfrica, West
- Holistic medicineAfrica, West
- Health educationAfrica, West
- Medical policyAfrica, West
- Stigma (Social psychology)Africa, West
- Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebolapsychology
- Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebolaepidemiology
- Holistic Health
- Health Education
- Health Policy
- Social Stigma
- Africa, West
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