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Reminiscences of Claude Chemtob : oral history, 2005.

Creator: Chemtob, Claude
Project: September 11, 2001 response and recovery oral history project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 31 p. sound recordings: 1 sound disc (72 min.) ; digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Head Researcher, National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Scope and Contents

Education: Ph.D. University of Michigan 1980; career: head researcher National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD], Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics The Mount Sinai Medical School, Saul Z. Cohen Chair of Child and Family Mental Health at the Jewish Board for Family and Children's Services, member Advisory Committee for New York State and City; pre-9/11: work with Vietnam War veterans and children; legislative funding and redefinition of mental health services; post-9/11: therapeutic work in New York City schools and communities, training members of American Group Therapy Association, need for recovery support, Survival Modes Theory of PTSD, impact of location on trauma, challenges to preventive care, psychological and psycho-social preparedness; polarized reactions to terrorism.


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