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  • 11 years ago
Persisting Depression Among Katrina Survivors

Persisting Depression Among Katrina Survivors

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD

Guest: Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, MPH

Dr. Sandro Galea, associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, discusses the epidemiology of mood disorders among survivors of Hurricane Katrina along the U.S. Gulf Coast. According to Dr. Galea, early detection of stressors that are not being confronted, along with unmet expectations of disaster victims, both must be incorporated into disaster responses. Learn more with host Dr. Maurice Pickard.