Post-Traumatic Growth

Post-Traumatic Growth

The Lisa Show - Radio Archive, Episode 13 , Segment 3

Episode: Perfect Like Me, Hair Myths, Post-Traumatic Growth, Procrastination

  • Oct 2, 2018 3:00 pm
  • 16:28 mins

All of us go through adversity. It changes us, for better or for worse. Some people report feelings of PTSD after their experience. But some fascinating results from a longitudinal study by the RISK project show that the survivors of Hurricane Katrina experienced incredible change and resilience, or what researchers call post-traumatic growth. Dr. Jean Rhodes joins us to explain how what doesn’t kill us can make us stronger and how our ability to bounce back from disaster can help save the environment.

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