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What are the common natural disasters coping mechanisms?

What are the common natural disasters coping mechanisms?

Depends: on what you are asking! In "general" when people are in natural disasters they are in shock. There is fear/anxiety, and grief. There are many ways people cope in response to disasters, and I would suggest going to FEMA.org for more info. People who have a disaster plan in advance will do better coping than those that do not, so like they say in the Boy Scouts, "Be prepared!" ...Read more

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Dr. Rachel Goldstein
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Coping With Disasters (Definition)

Coping with disaster is an activity in which a person must quickly plan a course of action to maintain safety and stability for himself and his family during a crisis, such as an earthquake, a big flood, a war, a crime wave, ...Read more


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Please tell me the common natural disasters prevention and coping mechanisms?

Academics: This sounds like a school project- it would not be right for me to complete somebody's assignment for them. ...Read more

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My mother died from complications of anorexia when i was 12. Now a 50 year old married man with kids coping with mdd for many years. Is there connecti?

My mother died from complications of anorexia when i was 12. Now a 50 year old married man with kids coping with mdd for many years. Is there connecti?

Of course: You mention you lost your mom at such an early age; also, remember that eating disorders and depression are very often associated (we may wonder if your mom also suffered from depression). Statiscally yes (both entities associate) and possibly also yes as a factor (because of genetic inheritance, and trauma) that caused or helped develop your mdd. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm not coping please help?

What to do if i'm not coping please help?

Not sure what you : Are having difficulty coping with. If you are stressed, there are excellent stress management courses you can attend. If you need a place to vent, get support and reality feedback - therapy would likely be a good option for you. Alk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. >. ...Read more

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My autistic son screams alot. Is there any coping secrets or theroputic measures to help him?

My autistic son screams alot. Is there any coping secrets or theroputic measures to help him?

Yes : The first step is to determine what may be causing the screaming. If he is non-verbal it may be related to pain, frustration from inability to communicate , anger or sensory overload. Your medical provider can start by helping to rule out pain and an occupational therapist can be helpful with sensory integration. If it appears behavioral applied behavioral therapy can be helpful. ...Read more

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Are there any mental techniques for coping with labour pains?

Are there any mental techniques for coping with labour pains?

Labor pains: Some women have used hypnosis to cope with labor pain. Certainly the lamaze breathing techniques were designed to help women cope. Pain can cause labor to slow down and last longer. Women's perception of pain is different and some women can tolerate pain better than others. Modern anesthetic pain relief helps mothers cope with labor pain and doesn't affect the baby. ...Read more

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Menieres desease, I have trouble coping with the decease. Is there any hope for me?

Menieres desease, I have trouble coping with the decease. Is there any hope for me?

Yes: Speak with an ENT doctor. There are meds that can help and exercises you can do at home that often help. Go on you tube and search for these exercises. ...Read more

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What are ways of coping with hirsutism?

What are  ways of coping with hirsutism?

Hirsutism: Local treatment -- waxing, shaving, laser. Medical evaluation and therapy -- see an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What are some solutions on coping with bullies?

What are some solutions on coping with bullies?

Therapy & Gov.Sites: Since this is usually a chronic frequent event for the person being bullied the earlier they enter therapy to learn how to cope the better. If ignored life long psychological damage can result. The kind of coping often depends upon the kind of bulling and severity. Their is a web site stopbullying.Gov which i suggest you look up. ...Read more

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What are positive coping mechanisms?

What are positive coping mechanisms?

Coping methods : There are many - good self care that includes proper sleep, activity and hobbies, and overall healthy eating. With regard to work, achieving a good work-life balance as far as time. Other self care tips include, having good social support, continued personal development and learning (ie, taking a class in something fun interesting). Consider looking up models of holistic wellness for more ideas. ...Read more

Man Made Disasters (Definition)

Man-Made disasters are large scale catastrophes caused by industrial or scientific accidents, engineering flaws (ie a collapsed bridge), or war, ...Read more


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