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The Trauma of Terrorism. Sharing Knowledge and Shared Care: An International Handbook

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 15 September 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:641
  1. Judith Issroff, child, adolescent, and family psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst (
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    The recent London bombings demonstrated several inefficiencies in the services called on to respond to such a disaster. For example, it was not acceptable that 48 hours after the event bodies (and, for all anyone knew, even survivors) were trapped underground, and some of those bodies recovered were not yet identified. It was not acceptable that the emergency services could not provide adequately trained translators.

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    Eds Yael Danieli, Danny Brom, Joe Sills

    Haworth, $69.95, pp 932 ISBN 0 7890 2773 3 …

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