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From Horror to Hope: Recognizing and Preventing the Health impacts of War

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Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH
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A timely book written from a public health perspective covering the health impacts of war on noncombatant civilians, military personnel, and veterans, as well as outlining what can be done to minimize these consequences.

Table of Contents
List of Profiles
About the Author
Timespans of Wars Cited
Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1: A Public Health Perspective on War
Chapter 2: The Nature of War
Chapter 3: Human Rights, Ethics, and International Humanitarian Law

Part II: Types of Weapons
Chapter 4: Conventional Weapons
Chapter 5: Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Weapons

Part III: Health Impacts on Civilians
Chapter 6: Assaults and Injuries
Chapter 7: Malnutrition and Communicable Diseases
Chapter 8: Mental Disorders
Chapter 9: Adverse Impacts on Reproductive Health
Chapter 10: Noncommunicable Diseases
Chapter 11: Vulnerable Populations

Part IV: Other Impacts and Their Documentation
Chapter 12: Health impacts on Military Personnel and Veterans
Chapter 13: Impacts on the Environment
Chapter 14: Determining the Health Impacts of War

Part V: The Future
Chapter 15: Preventing War and Promoting Peace
Publication Date 2022
Format Softcover, 304 pages
Product Code 24097
Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH, is a physician and epidemiologist who has written and spoken extensively on the public health impacts of war and terrorism, social injustice, climate change, and environmental and occupational hazards. Dr. Levy is an Adjunct Professor of Public Health at Tufts University School of Medicine.