What is Psychological Debriefing?


Award Photography via CompfightIn the 1980’s and ‘90’s, there was an argument in vogue that people who had just experienced a traumatic event needed to debrief with someone in order to stave off PTSD symptoms.  To this day, trauma groups flock to the site of disasters and acts of terror to check in with survivors. But what are they doing?  And more importantly, is it helpful?




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