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What is Vicarious Trauma? A Look at an Important Yet Overlooked Concept

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Nursing can provide great career meaning and gratification, but caring for others can also be emotionally taxing and stressful. Researchers report high rates of vicarious trauma in the emergency, mental health, pediatric, and oncology nursing professions, according to the article titled “Secondary Posttraumatic Stress and Nurses’ Emotional Responses to Patient’s Trauma,” published in the Journal of Trauma Nursing. This vicarious… Read More about What is Vicarious Trauma? A Look at an Important Yet Overlooked Concept