After meeting the more urgent physical needs (like providing food, water, shelter, and medical care), the person might be ready to talk about his or her trauma. Below we give you some examples on how to help someone deal with the psychological impact of the crisis.

Characteristics of a Trauma

Dr. D. J. Schwartz describes how a person feels when facing a crisis:

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This article was written by: Jimmy Hassan

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