Helping children cope with tragedy

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for April 17, 2013


Helping Children Make Sense of the Senseless
Tragedies like the Boston bombings require a loving, shared response, experts say


Alan Hilfer, Ph.D., director of psychology, Maimonides Medical Center, New York City; Rachel Yehuda, Ph.D., psychiatrist, professor and director, traumatic stress studies division, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City; Victor Fornari, M.D., director, division of child/adolescent psychiatry, North Shore-LIJ Health System, New Hyde Park, N.Y.: April 16, 2013, Associated Press