Session 114:
Mental Health Consequences of Hurricane Katrina on Affected Populations

Friday, April 18
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Grand Ballroom B
5th floor

Chair: Benjamin Springgate, University of California, Los Angeles and Tulane University
Discussant: Benjamin Springgate, University of California, Los Angeles and Tulane University

  1. The Population Burden of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Mississippi During the First Two Years after Hurricane KatrinaSandro Galea, University of Michigan; Melissa Tracy, University of Michigan; Fran Norris, National Center for PTSD; Scott Coffey, University of Mississippi

  2. Prevalence of and Disparities in Serious Mental Illness Among Displaced New Orleans ResidentsNarayan Sastry, University of Michigan

  3. The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Socioeconomic Disparities in Alcohol UseMagdalena Cerda, University of Michigan; Jennifer Dowd, University of Michigan; Melissa Tracy, University of Michigan; Emily Goldmann, University of Michigan; Katherine McGonagle, University of Michigan; Frank Stafford, University of Michigan; Sandro Galea, University of Michigan

  4. Assessing the Serious Mental Illness of Katrina Affected Parishes in Louisiana: Results from the K6 Scale as Applied in the 2006 Louisiana Health and Population SurveySusan Bergson, Louisiana Public Health Institute; Maria Sirois, Tulane University; Lisanne Brown, Tulane University; Sarah Hoffpauir, Louisiana Public Health Institute; Greg Stone, Louisiana Public Health Institute; Erin Bertschy, National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI); Clayton Williams, Louisiana Public Health Institute

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