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Vicarious Trauma: A Secondary Distress for COVID-19 Medical Frontliners

Vicarious trauma is the negative emotional response to listening to another person’s distressing experiences. A person goes through this particular trauma after sympathizing and hearing out someone else’s stories of depression, pain, and sadness. Vicarious trauma is quite common with workers in the healthcare industry, specifically psychiatrists and surgeons, as they are much exposed to …

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Why You Should Seek Help From Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers

The COVID-19 crisis brought new realities of restricted movements, unemployment, inadequate access to services and other support systems, and a lot more. These created new hurdles for people suffering from mental illness and substance use disorders, with 4 in 10 adults in the US reported having symptoms of anxiety or depression (a significant jump from …

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