This chapter reviews the empirical evidence for Psychological First Aid (PFA) in the context and experience of the Southeast Asian (SEA) region. First, this chapter provides the definition and background of PFA and its core principles, to explain the basis for doing PFA as part of an integrated approach to disaster mental health. Second, the existing literature on the effectiveness of PFA is reviewed. Third, this chapter examines the application and adaptation of PFA in SEA. Implications and recommendations are provided at the end of the chapter.
Manaois, J.O., Tabo-Corpuz, C.E.S. and Heise, A.G. (2020), "Psychological First Aid: Application and Adaptation in Southeast Asia", Hechanova, M.R.M. and Waelde, L.C. (Ed.) Resistance, Resilience, and Recovery from Disasters: Perspectives from Southeast Asia (Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management, Vol. 21), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 75-93. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-726220200000021005Download as .RIS
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