Psychological debriefing in schools

Szumilas, Magdalena; Yifeng Wei; Kutcher, Stan
June 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, p883
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses interventions for psychological debriefing in students. The author states that the acceptance for interventions such as critical incident stress debriefing and management was based on assumptions that these were safe and effective to address symptoms of distress following traumatic incidents. However, it says that there are evidence that these could be harmful and ineffective, thus psychological debriefing should be evaluated before implementation in schools.


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