Monthly Archives: September 2021

How the Negative News Cycle Can Impact Mental Health

Some people may experience compassion fatigue or secondary traumatic stress, becoming less sympathetic to the plight of others over time thanks to an overabundance of stories of violence and suffering within the media. Others may experience a reaction almost like those that have experienced trauma firsthand. CONNECTION BETWEEN MEDIA EXPOSURE AND ACUTE STRESS A 2013 […]

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