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Mandel School’s Daniel J. Flannery writes about how witnessing violence impacts children’s mental health

Here’s how witnessing violence harms children’s mental health

The ConversationDaniel J. Flannery, the Semi J. and Ruth W. Begun Professor and director of Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, wrote about how children who are exposed acts of violence like the Florida school shooting last week can experience lasting effects, from depression and anxiety to de-sensitivity to violence. Republished by SalonRaw Story and Science Alert.