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Social and psychological effects of radiological terrorism

NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Psychological Effects of Radiological Terrorism (2006 Bratislava, Slovakia)

Social and psychological effects of radiological terrorism

by NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Psychological Effects of Radiological Terrorism (2006 Bratislava, Slovakia)

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Published by Ios Press in Amsterdam, Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dirty bombs -- Congresses,
  • Terrorism -- Social aspects -- Congresses,
  • Terrorism -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Igor Khripunov, Leonid Bolshov and Dmitriy Nikonov.
    GenreCongresses
    SeriesNATO science for peace and security series -- v. 29
    ContributionsKhripunov, Igor., Bolʹshov, L. A., Nikonov, Dmitriy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6433.85 .N38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 167 p. :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23155989M
    ISBN 101586037870
    ISBN 109781586037871
    LC Control Number2007938420

      The psychological effects of terrorism are central to the political goals of the perpetrators. 2 Psychological effects exert strong and persistent effects Cited by:   The long term social and psychological effects of an episode of chemical or biological attack, real or suspected, would be as damaging as the acute ones, if not more so. 6 For example, a serious physical impact of the accidental discharge of sarin nerve agent during the destruction of an Iraqi weapons depot after the end of the Gulf war has not Cited by:

    the evolving nature of transnational terrorism. 5. countering bioterrorism: the role of mutual support political, psychological, and social the psychological effects could compound the direct effects, with added economic and social impacts as seen in the anthrax attacksFile Size: 3MB. 22 PREPARING FOR THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF TERRORISM This guiding definition allows for the consideration of events such as the attacks on Septem , the Oklahoma City bombing, anthrax attacks, and potential events involving the use radiological, chemical, or nuclear weapons.

    T HE ROOT OF modern terrorism go back to late 19 th century, but at the threshold of the 21 st century this phenomenon has reached unprecedented proportions and has become a menace to civilized societies worldwide. Essentially, terrorism is a tool of warfare. It uses intimidation and fear to achieve national, social or religious objectives and it rests on clearly articulated philosophies about. Radiological terrorism is a challenge that transcends national borders and one of the most disruptive asymmetric threats to security in the 21st century. One of the most important concerns relies on the potential use by a terrorist group, either acting independently or acting as part of a bigger organization that could detonate a Radiological.


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Social and Psychological Effects of Radiological Terrorism: Volume 29 NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - Human and Societal Dynamics (Nato Science Series: Human and Societal Dynamics) [Igor Khripunov, Igor Khripunov, Leonid Bolshov, Dmitriy Nikonov] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Get this from a library. Social and psychological effects of radiological terrorism. [Igor Khripunov; L A Bolʹshov; Dmitriy Nikonov;] -- The threat of radiological terrorism has recently come to the attention of the international community, as it became clear that terrorist organizations are seeking nuclear and radiological material.

Coming to terms with the psychological and social dimensions of radiological attacks – areas that are inadequately studied and assessed – is thus a matter of considerable importance for those entrusted with national, and ultimately international, security.

The psychological effects of radiological terrorism would dwarf those created by most other potential terrorist weaponry because of radiophobia, lack of public involvement and awareness. Social and psychological effects of radiological terrorism; proceedings. NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Psychological Effects of Radiological Terrorism ( Bratislava, Slovakia) Ed.

by Igor Khripunov et al. Social and psychological effects of radiological terrorism [electronic resource] / edited by Igor Khripunov, Leonid Bolshov and Dmitriy Nikonov. Corporate Author: NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Psychological Effects of Radiological Terrorism Bratislava, Slovakia).

social & psychological impact of radiological terrorism The organizational tier must reassure the public that government has been doing everything possible to counter terrorism. THE SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF RADIOLOGICAL TERRORISM 1.

The option of using improvised nuclear devices, devices built from components of a stolen weapon or from scratch 2. Numerous books, reports, and articles have been produced on this subject, including Jason Porterfield, Terrorism, Cited by: 3.

Psychological effects are manifested by: stress, psychological suffering, and changes in the ability for adequate judgment of risk, changes in the individual and social behavior. Psychological suffering may vary from the feeling of psychological discomfort to a degree of manifestation with clinical signs and symptoms.

The research includes a broad spectrum of social sciences, physical sciences, and humanities topics using the collections of the Library of Library of Congress – Federal Research Division The Sociology and Psychology of Terrorism 2 essentially anyone who is not a fundamentalist Muslim or an Aum Shinrikyo member.

Their outlook is one that File Size: 1MB. Get this from a library. Social and Psychological Effects of Radiological Terrorism. [Igor Khripunov; L A Bolʹshov; Dmitriy Nikonov] -- The threat of radiological terrorism has recently come to the attention of the international community, as it became clear that terrorist organizations are seeking nuclear and radiological material.

Disaster Psychiatry, Addiction, Alcohol Abuse. Terrorist attacks are designed to instill fear, disrupt social function, and disturb the general well-being of societies through acts of violence or through the release of biologic, chemical, or radiologic agents into the environment.

The Septemterrorist attacks on the United States led to widespread anxiety across the by: 1. This book represents the Proceedings from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO's) Advanced Research Workshop on Social and Psychological Factors in the Genesis of Terrorism.

The meeting that gave birth to these chapters was remarkable. The assemblage of. While, a radiological attack is unlikely to cause mass casualties, but, the scope for stochastic health effects, huge economic losses, and terrifying psychological and societal effects.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. THE PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF RADIOLOGICAL TERRORISM - A CHALLENGE TO THE FAMILY PHYSICIAN Our objective was to assess the ability of family physicians from a capital city to overcome the psychological adverse effects of radiological terrorism and provide psychological support to the victims.

The history of terrorism teaches us many things. One valuable lesson is that those who employ terrorism as well as those affected by it are capable of holding a number of seemingly incongruous and ambiguous views about the nature of terrorism, and political violence more by: 1.

Mil Med. Dec;(12 Suppl) Psychological effects of nuclear and radiological warfare. Salter CA(1). Author information: (1)Medical Service Corps, Military Medical Operations Department, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Bethesda, MarylandUSA. [email protected] Not since has the world experienced nuclear warfare, although there has been the threat of Cited by: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Social and psychological effects of radiological Terrorism by Khripunov, Igor at the best online prices at.

The Psychological Dimension Of Chemical, Biological, Radiological And Nuclear (CBRN) Terrorism and biological weapons Long term social and psychological effects may.

Chemical, biological. Our findings suggest that psychological care for some victims may have been inadequate in the 2–3-year period after the event and thus highlights the need for improved health services to address the intermediate and long-term physical, psychological, and social consequences of by: Defining terrorism is a task no less overwhelming.

There are hundreds of definitions (Schmid, ), but none can at least say that terrorism is a special kind of strategy that uses public violence intended to effect social or political change, but for an act to be reliably categorized as terrorism or terroristic in nature, it must feature the proximate victimization of Cited by:   Radiological terrorism is a challenge that transcends national borders and one of the most disruptive asymmetric threats to security in the 21st century.

One of the most important concerns relies on the potential use by a terrorist group, either acting independently or acting as part of a bigger organization that could detonate a Radiological.