Buried trauma can impact hospice patients in unexpected ways

November 2007
Hospice Management Advisor;Nov2007, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p121
The article offers information on how hospice professionals handle post-traumatic stress from buried trauma. These buried memories and feelings can complicate physical symptoms, including patients' pain and suffering. Some types of behavior often thought to be characteristics of a certain generation could be symptoms of the patient suffering through this unspoken trauma.


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