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Secondary Trauma

  • By: Macy M. Lai
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Secondary trauma is the emotional spread of the effect of trauma symptoms as a result of close and extended contact with traumatized individuals. Generally, the traumatized person has close and extended contact with others, such as family members, friends, or mental ...

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