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In Katrina’s Aftermath, Psychologists Find Trauma As Well As Resilience

“Natural disasters and other traumatic events could be engines of growth.” Carolyn Gregoire Senior Health + Science Writer, The Huffington Post Posted: 08/26/2015 10:31 AM EDT CREDIT: MARIO TAMA/GETTY IMAGES Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans, forcing more than half a million residents to flee, psychologists are investigating the mental and […]

Psychological growth in the aftermath of trauma

by Jean Rhodes The marathon bombing occurred one year ago and, as Boston marks the anniversary of this tragic event, many stories of the survivors have been highlighted. There is no question that this traumatic event left an indelible mark on many lives, forever shaping how its victims view themselves and the world around them. […]