Radiation Studies Branch
Psychological First Aid in Radiation Disasters


The following is a ten-question, multiple choice test, based on the information contained in this program. There are four possible answers for each question.

After reading the question and answers, click on the answer you think is correct. If your answer is incorrect, you may try again until the correct answer is selected.

Upon selection of the correct answer, you will be given the rationale and pertinent section of the program for your review.

  1. Research has shown that post-traumatic stress disorder for workers and volunteers who respond to disasters is reduced by:
  1. The psychological consequences of radiation disasters are different from natural disasters due to:
  1. In a radiation disaster, public health will be involved in:
  1. The groups who are at greatest risk in radiation disasters are:
  1. When using psychological first aid, first responders should first and foremost:
  1. When offering psychological first aid, one thing you should not do is:
  1. An effective strategy for dealing with a survivor who exhibits intense emotions is:
  1. When using psychological first aid, you can help people gain back a sense of control in their lives by:
  1. Social stigma or the unwillingness to interact with persons exposed, or potentially exposed, to radiation can reduce a survivor’s:
  1. Psychological needs of survivors may sometimes be best served by:

This concludes the test for Psychological First Aid for Radiation Disasters. Thank you for viewing this program.