CATASTROPHE, VICTIMS AND CONSEQUENCES: TOWARD A PSYCHOLOGICAL DEFINITION

  • Silvia Rosa Sigales Ruiz
Keywords: traumatic neurosis, post-traumatic stress disorder, psico-traumatic syndromes, traumatisms, victim, catastrophe

Abstract

In this paper a review is done about the definitions and concepts of catastrophes as agents that cause psychological trauma. Also, the different degrees of implication for a victim will be identified. Then, we will appeal to a nosographic revision in order to distinguish the post-traumatic effects which can be explicated by these extreme situations.

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Author Biography

Silvia Rosa Sigales Ruiz
Universidad de Colima México
How to Cite
Sigales Ruiz, S. R. (1). CATASTROPHE, VICTIMS AND CONSEQUENCES: TOWARD A PSYCHOLOGICAL DEFINITION. Anales De Psicología / Annals of Psychology, 22(1), 11-21. Retrieved from https://revistas.um.es/analesps/article/view/26191
Section
Psicología de emergencias y catástrofes