Trauma across the lifespan and trauma-informed care

Trauma across the lifespan can affect the way that survivors access and experience healthcare. If trauma is not considered, interactions with the healthcare system have the potential to be re-traumatizing.   Affected patients may engage less effectively with clinicians and may be less able to follow through with treatment plans, and serious illness can be overlooked or undertreated.

To begin your study of this critical topic, please view this 22 minute presentation by Dr. Addie McClintock.


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