Group Dynamics Under Pressure


Pamela Peeke
* Assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
* Author, Fight Fat After 40: The Stress Fat Connection (Penguin USA, 2001)

Sheldon Solomon
* Professor of Psychology, Skidmore college
* Professor of Psychology, City University of New York
* Author, In The Wake of 9/11: The Psychology of Terror with Tom Pazinski and Jeff Greenberg

Kathleen Tierney
* Professor of Sociology and Director of Disaster Research Center, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
* Editor, Facing the Unexpected: Disaster, Preparedness and Response in the United States, (Joseph Henry Press, 2001)

Tom Whittaker
* Mountaineer and first disabled climber to summit Mount Everest
* Author, Higher Purpose (Lifeline Press, 2001)

When a group of coal miners was rescued in southwestern Pennsylvania last weekend, we all heard a remarkable story ... how nine men supported each under unimaginable stress. Would most people do the same thing?



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