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The association between natural disasters and violence: A systematic review of the literature and a call for more epidemiological studies

General Material
Published Date
December, 2013

The links between disasters and violence either self-directed or interpersonal are recognized, but the amount of research is limited. This article discusses the underlying association of disasters and violence and outlines a systematic review of the literature from 1976 to 2011. Finally, it concludes and recommends particular approaches for further epidemiological research.