TITLE

A primer on covering victims

AUTHOR(S)
Ochberg, Frank
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Fall96, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the need for reporters covering a violent crime to recognize signs of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in victims. Combination of recurrent intrusive recollections; Emotional numbing; Physiological shift in the fear threshold. INSET: Incest a major problem..
ACCESSION #
9609280192

 

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