Managing traumatic stress

It is important for you to realize that there is not one “standard” pattern of reaction to the extreme stress of traumatic experiences. Some people respond immediately, while others have delayed reactions β€” sometimes months or even years later. Some have adverse effects for a long period of time, while others recover rather quickly.

Managing traumatic stress: Tips for recovering from disasters and other traumatic events

It is important for you to realize that there is not one “standard” pattern of reaction to the extreme stress of traumatic experiences. Some people respond immediately, while others have delayed reactions β€” sometimes months or even years later. Some have adverse effects for a long period of time, while others recover rather quickly.