Psychology Today: The World in Trauma

Co-authored with Elena Perea, M.D., a psychiatrist and adjunct associate professor at the UNC School of Medicine.

The country of the United States is experiencing complex trauma. That trauma is silently influencing how we think, how we make decisions, and how we act in powerful ways that are predictable to experts in psychological trauma, but often obscure to those in the midst of it. Drs. Dean and Perea explain how this dynamic occurs and how to best address the challenges that accompany it. The world is in deep trauma due to COVID-19.

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