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Define Secondary Trauma Google

Secondary trauma occurs to a person who is trying to help a person who has been traumatized in the first place with the actual experience and the helper is feeling the stress of that experience himself while listening or trying to alleviate the sufferer.
Kirti | Aug 10 2017 - 12:37am

Secondary trauma is usually due to the after effect of a primary disease or accident.
Soosamma | Aug 22 2017 - 4:00pm

Stress caused to persons, caretakers or counsellor who are in contact with person who had experienced trauma or accident.
Rekha | Aug 19 2017 - 9:56pm

The professional counsellor is exposed indirectly to trauma through hearing about the first hand trauma experience of the clients. This is referred to as Secondary Traumatic Stress.
Vinay | Jul 31 2017 - 11:32am


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