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Distressed College Students Following Traumatic Events
Simone F. Lambert, Joyce C. Lambert, and Samuel J. Lambert, III
This article identifies the signs of student distress and post traumatic stress disorder, provides practical advice and recommendations on how to identify and assist trauma impacted students, and presents suggestions and sample scenarios of dealing with distressed students.
Keywords: distress, acute stress disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, college students, trauma, distressed students