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(University of East Anglia) A new study shows that children are more likely to suffer PTSD if they think their reaction to a traumatic event is not 'normal'.While most children recover well after a traumatic event, some go on to develop PTSD that may stay with them for months, years, or even into adulthood.The research reveals that children begin down this route when they have trouble processing their trauma and perceive their symptoms as a sign that something is seriously wrong.
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Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
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