Talking about abuse helps adolescent girls avoid PTSD risk

New research from Penn State, published in Development and Psychopathology and reported in Futurity, suggests that those girls who were able to talk about abuse within a year of it happening had a better chance of avoiding the development of PTSD than those who chose to remain silent.  The article has an interesting discussion of the theories of pathways to PTSD development, and an interesting website for university research reports.

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