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One way in which health reporters can be useful right now is to seek guidance from mental health experts on coping with trauma. So what types of advice and observations have media outlets offered so far? Here's a sampling.

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Having people open up about atrocities that would make a normal person blanch can be difficult under any circumstance. Hearing the stories in translation underscores the complexities of understanding the effects of trauma on people from utterly different cultures. 

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Day or night Sam Keo would be visited by his late mother and dead baby brother. Problem is, it was more than 15 years since Keo's brother had died at the age of 3 from malnutrition and eight years since his mom had died of ovarian cancer. 
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Nearly 40 years later, Cambodian refugees who can bear telling their stories recall atrocities in vivid detail, with an immediacy that is palpable.

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Tarpon Springs, FL, once known for harboring the nation’s largest sponge-harvesting industry, today boasts a new designation: it may be the first city in the country to declare itself a trauma-informed community.

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Contrary to popular belief, resilience is not innate. If you stress a child long enough and don't provide any nurturing to recover from the stress, research shows that the effects are damaging and long-term.

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Health Care Brands president Dr. Jason Schiffman works at the intersections of psychiatry, consumer information, business and online health care. And he's happy to be there.

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Today's Daily Briefing features a report on business of health care exchanges, a candid discussion of PTSD and a great metaphor for bloggers and journalists.

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There’s a growing recognition of the role that complex post-traumatic stress disorder plays in trapping people in long-term homelessness. Understanding how PTSD unfolds can help us better understand the homeless and their health issues.

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Mental health professionals say that journalists need to get informed and be open to talking about how their work affects their mental health. This week at Career GPS, we get that conversation going.

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