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Vicarious Trauma

http://www.wendtcenter.org/resources/for-professionals.html http://sanctuaryweb.com/vicarious-trauma.php Vicarious traumatization is a term that describes the cumulative transformative effect on the helper of working with survivors of traumatic life events. The symptoms can appear much like those of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but also encompass changes in frame of reference, identity, sense of safety, ability to trust, self-esteem, intimacy, and a … Continue reading