Common severe stress reactions to a traumatic event

Emerging Minds and the University of Queensland, Australia, 2019

Following a traumatic event, children may experience a variety of reactions that can range from mild to severe. It is important for adults to watch for any severe reactions from children as this may indicate that additional help is required.

The following fact sheet describes some of the possible severe reactions that children may demonstrate following exposure to various traumatic events.

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