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Early treatment for PTSD after a disaster has lasting effects

19:00 EST 13 Feb 2020 | AAAS

(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) In 1988, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck near the northern Armenian city of Spitak. The temblor destroyed cities and is estimated to have killed between 25,000 and 35,000 people, many of whom were schoolchildren. The latest findings from a long-term, UCLA-led study reveal that children who survived the quake and received psychotherapy soon after have experienced health benefits into adulthood.

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