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Child and Adolescent Traumatic Stress Reactions to COVID-19-Related Deaths

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Describes aspects of COVID-19-related deaths that can contribute to children’s traumatic stress reactions, with an emphasis on developmental considerations and behavioral health disparities. To date, more than 140,000 children have lost a parent or primary caregiver to COVID-19-related deaths. Due to the nature of these deaths, many children may develop traumatic stress reactions that contribute to problematic grief responses. 

Published in 2022

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