Information & Publications

Arq Psychotrauma Expert Group developed a digital Psychotraumanet where you can find information on psychotrauma and critical incidents.

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Recent international papers published by Impact colleagues

Dückers, M.L.A. A multi-layered psychosocial resilience framework and its implications for community-focused crisis management. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. In press.

Dückers, M.L.A., Yzermans, C.J., Jong, W., Boin, A. Psychosocial crisis management: The unexplored intersection of crisis leadership and post-disaster psychosocial support. Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy, 8 (2), p94-112.

Dückers, M.L.A., Olff, M. Does the vulnerability paradox in PTSD apply to women and men? An exploratory study. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 30 (2), 2017, p200-204.

Dückers, M.L.A., Alisic, E., Brewin, C.R.. Is there a vulnerability paradox in PTSD? Pitfalls in cross-national comparison of epidemiological data – Authors’ reply. British Journal of Psychiatry, 209 (6), 2016, p527-528.

Dückers, M.L.A., Brewin, C.R. A paradox in individual versus national mental health vulnerability: Are higher resource levels associated with higher disorder prevalence? Journal of Traumatic Stress, 29 (6), 2016, p572-576.

Jong, W., Dückers, M.L.A., Van der Velden PG. Crisis leadership by mayors: A qualitative content analysis of newspapers and social media on the MH17 disaster. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 24 (4), 2016, p286-295.

Dückers M.L.A, Alisic E, Brewin CR. A vulnerability paradox in the cross-national prevalence of PTSD. British Journal of Psychiatry, 209(4), 300-305.

Jong W, Dückers M.L.A. Self-correcting mechanisms and echo-effects in social media: An analysis of the “gunman in the newsroom” crisis. Computers in Human Behavior, 59, 2016, p334-341. http://doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.032

Dückers, M.L.A., Frerks, G., & Birkmann, J. (2015). Exploring the plexus of context and consequences: An empirical test of a theory of disaster vulnerability. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 13(3), 85-95.

Dückers, M.L.A., & Thormar, S.B. (2015). Post-disaster psychosocial support and quality improvement: A conceptual framework for understanding and improving the quality of psychosocial support programs. Nursing & Health Sciences, 17(2), 159-165.

Dückers, M.L.A., Witteveen, A.B., Bisson, J.I., & Olff, M. (2015). The association between disaster vulnerability and post-disaster psychosocial service delivery across Europe.  Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 42 (4), 1-10.

Gouweloos, J., Postma, I.L., Brake, H. te, Sijbrandij, M., Kleber, R. J., & Goslings, J. C. (2015). The risk of PTSD and depression after an airplane crash and its potential association with physical injury: a longitudinal study. Injury.

Jong, W., Dückers, M.L.A., & Velden, P.G. van der (2015). Leadership of mayors and governors during crises: A systematic review on tasks and effectiveness. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management (article first published online).

Gouweloos, J. Dückers, M., Brake te, H., Kleber, R., Drogendijk, A. (2014). Psychosocial care to affected citizens and communities in case of CBRN incidents: A systematic review. Environment International, pp. 46-65.: .

Dückers M., Rooze M., Alexander D. Towards resilient organization of recovery and care after disaster. In: J.J.L.M Bierens (ed). Drowning: Prevention, rescue, treatment. Second Edition. Springer-Verlag, 2014.