Bouncing Back: How You Can Help

There are many disasters and tragedies that occur across the world that undoubtedly leave survivors traumatized. The good news is that most of the survivors will rebound fairly quickly from trauma, even when it is severe. In recent years, post-traumatic stress disorder has been given a lot of attention in the media. It is a disorder that can haunt survivors with flashbacks of a traumatizing event and disrupt their sleep and concentration. With the focus on PTSD, however, the resiliency of human nature may be overlooked. Research shows that about 8-20% of people who experience a traumatic event will develop PTSD.

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