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Managing stress in the field

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Eds.: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, (2009)

The nature of humanitarian work has also drastically changed over the last decade. Humanitarian workers have paid dearly in the face of violence and terrorism. Burn out and after-effects of traumatic experiences constitute a major risk for humanitarian workers. After ten years of experience with delegate stress, the Psychological Support Programme (PSP) team emphasizes the importance of efficient stress management.

Istanbul Protocol

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Eds.: United Nations, (2004)

Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Managing stress in humanitarian workers

Antares Foundation, (2012)

Guidelines for good practice. 3rd edition The Guidelines for Good Practice are intended to help organizations define their own needs in relation to stress management and develop their own staff care system. The process will be different for each organization. National and international agencies, big and small organizations, will have to find the process and policies that work for them.

Improving Access to and Appropriate Use of Medicines for Mental Disorders

Corrado Barbui, Tarun Dua, Kavitha Kolappa et al., Eds.: World Health Organization and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, (2017)

Depression and Other Common Mental Disorders

World Health Organization (WHO), (2017)

This booklet provides latest available estimates of the prevalence of depression and other common mental disorders at the global and regional level, together with data concerning the consequences of these disorders in terms of lost health.

Das Istanbul Protokoll

Frewer, A.; H. Furtmayr, K. Krása; T. Wenzel, Eds.: V&R Unipress, (2015)

Untersuchung und Dokumentation von Folter und Menschrechtsverletzungen. 2. Auflage

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