How to respond to emotional aspects of crisis

    After experiencing a natural catatstrophe like the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, about one-third of people will develop Post Traumatic Stress, and other mental health issues. In recent years, mental health professionals have tried to respond more quickly to emotional trauma in times of crisis – but it’s not entirely clear whether their efforts are actually helpful.

    WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott spoke with psychologist Dan Gottlieb.

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