Coping with the emotional impact of a natural disaster [video podcast]
Watch the video podcast “Coping with the emotional impact of a natural disaster.”
The feelings of anxiety, helplessness, fear and anger are nearly universal in the aftermath of a severe trauma, such as a natural disaster. Approximately 7.7 million adults are affected by PTSD each year. Forensic psychologist Dr. Roy Aranda has been active in psychological aid work following tragedies on 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, the Sandy Hook shooting and more.
In this Vistage podcast, he helps identify the stages of loss and anxiety following a disaster, and charts a path for healing from trauma, with steps to regaining strength through introspection, identification, outreach and agency.
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