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Trauma can have a serious effect on human health and may trigger post-traumatic stress disorder.
It is normal to have strong emotional or physical reactions to trauma. There are many things you can do to cope with and recover from these experiences.
Families, children and young people
Trauma can affect children, teenagers and families in different ways. Distress reactions may surface weeks or even months after the event.
- Trauma and children - newborns to two years
- Trauma and children - two to five years
- Trauma and families
- Trauma and primary school age children
- Trauma and teenagers - common reactions
Parents, carers, children and teenagers can help each other to recover from a traumatic event.
- Trauma - helping loved ones
- Trauma and children - tips for parents
- Trauma and families - tips for parents
- Trauma and teenagers - tips for parents
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