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Format: 04/16/2014
Format: 04/16/2014

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Does science know how to treat traumatized children?

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Studies have shown that there's no one-size fits all solution to helping children recover from emotional trauma. However, trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy -- developed in part by Judith Cohen and Anthony Mannarino at Allegheny General Hospital -- did get good marks for its step-by-step approach of relaxing the child, teaching coping strategies and visualization to control disturbing thoughts and helping the child construct a personal story about what happened.

To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.

 

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