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Weeks

(wēks),
John E., U.S. ophthalmologist, 1853-1949. See: Weeks bacillus, Koch-Weeks bacillus.

disaster syndrome

Psychology A response in survivors of major natural or man-made disasters. Cf Concentration camp syndrome, Survivor syndrome.
Disaster syndrome, chronologic stages
Minutes to hours Stunned apathy, disorientation
Days Inefficiency while helping other victims in worse condition than self, guilt at having survived
Weeks Euphoria and enthusiasm at rebuilding and renewing activities, sense of fellowship with co-victims
Months Resolution
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Jurgis got home somehow, scarcely able to see for the pain, and with an awful terror in his soul, Elzbieta helped him into bed and bandaged his injured foot with cold water and tried hard not to let him see her dismay; when the rest came home at night she met them outside and told them, and they, too, put on a cheerful face, saying it would only be for a week or two, and that they would pull him through.
A dollar sixty-five a day was simply not enough to feed them, and there was no use trying; and so each week they made an inroad upon the pitiful little bank account that Ona had begun.
Three weeks afterwards, I met him in the coffee-room of a Bath hotel, talking about his voyages, and explaining, with enthusiasm, how he loved the sea.
"Yes; going down to Yarmouth, last Friday three weeks."
Several weeks went by, during which Martin Eden studied his grammar, reviewed the books on etiquette, and read voraciously the books that caught his fancy.
"Yes, I came hither to converse confidentially with General Monk, and ask him for an answer regarding certain interests; yes, the general being, doubtless, unable to pronounce before the expected battle, begged me to remain a week in the house I inhabit, promising me that in a week I should see him again.
If he will have nothing to say to us within a week or so of his departure, we shall know what to think.
"You've arranged about Maiyo coming down to you next week?" he asked.
"If he were the son of the Emperor himself, no one could do more for him than you people have been doing these last few weeks."
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