Reference Materials on General Psychological Care (1/3)
General Information on Psychological Care
This table shows reference materials on general psychological care as well as the health effects of disasters and radiation.
(i) is a guide for Psychological First Aid (PFA) translated in Japanese. It provides points that supporters should consider in practicing PFA, such as what to do and what not to do.
(ii) is a guideline on how to manage stress after a disaster. It is directed to doctors, public health nurses, nurses, psychiatric social workers, other professionals, and administrative officials and explains specific measures to deal with the psychological effects of disasters on local residents.
(iii) is a roadmap showing psychiatric health activities that should be implemented immediately after a disaster and over mid and long terms. It is directed to health and medical personnel and explains the psychological and mental reactions of disaster victims and corresponding activities.
(iv) is a manual on how disaster helpers should manage stress. It is directed to health and medical personnel and explains the mental and physical reactions of helpers and how to manage stress.
(v) is a guide showing how to provide psychological care in the event of a nuclear disaster. It provides examples of typical psychological reactions after a disaster and first-aid methods for people with anxiety, and recommends consulting with doctors promptly if helpers notice such reactions. It also recommends using a check sheet to check symptoms that are likely to be seen in helpers, and taking appropriate measures.
- Included in this reference material on March 31, 2015
- Updated on March 31, 2019