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How does media play into trauma?

Psychology Today, June 9, 2020

June 9, 2020

How does media play into trauma?

An interview with Dana Rose Garfin, assistant adjunct professor in the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at the University of California, Irvine on media exposure and trauma. … “It is critical to stay informed during traumatic events, especially ongoing events like the COVID-19 pandemic, an approaching hurricane, and now the George Floyd protests and riots. … That withstanding, I encourage people to pick one or two media sources to stay informed and try to limit repeated exposure, particularly to disturbing images.”