Growing Up

Emotional Reactions to Violence

Published in: Health in Action, v. 1, no. 3, Jan./Feb. 2003, p. 16

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2002

by Lisa H. Jaycox, Bradley D. Stein

The authors describe common reactions among students to witnessing or experiencing violence, and suggest treatment options including critical incident debriefing, psychotherapy and medications.

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