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Narayan Sastry

Sastry says new findings point out need for focus on mental health in natural disasters

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Hurricane Katrina survivors struggle with mental health years later, study says" - Medical Xpress. 01/25/2012.

Narayan Sastry comments on results from a new study of low-income mothers who survived Hurricane Katrina. He says the study approach was significant in its assessment of psychosocial outcomes at multiple points, while the findings indicate the need to develop responses to long-term psychological distress in survivors of natural disasters.

Researcher:

Narayan Sastry

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