Policymaker (social systems) article

What does it mean to psychologically prepare for a disaster? A systematic review

  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
  • Year Published
  • Quality Rating
    6/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Australia (20); New Zealand (4); China (1); Not reported (1); USA (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    WHO - Americas region<br />WHO - Western Pacific region<br />
  • Country focus
    Australia (20); New Zealand (4); China (1); Not reported (1); USA (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Not effectiveness
  • Focus
  • Target
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Community and social services
    Emergency response and preparedness
    Risk management
    Sustainable Development Goals
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure
    11. Sustainable cities and communities
  • Social system topic(s)
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Boylan JL & Lawrence C. What does it mean to psychologically prepare for a disaster? A systematic review. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 2020;45:101480.
  • DOI

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