Coping with Secondary/Vicarious Trauma
Health professionals have long understood the impact of indirect exposure to traumatic events. With the increase in media coverage of traumatic events, the general population are also learning about the impact of vicarious/secondary traumatization. If you find that you are becoming upset after viewing/hearing about/or reading about a traumatic event (e.g., war, terrorism, etc.), you may want to review the information on this page.
Common Reactions to Trauma: