PTSD: National Center for PTSD
People experience stress responses following many types of traumatic events. This section provides information on various trauma types, including war, disaster, terrorism, motor vehicle accidents, and violence, such as sexual abuse.
Find out about specific risks and effects of each type of trauma. The issues facing survivors and their families is relevant information for health care providers.
General Information on Traumatic Events
Media Coverage of Traumatic Events: Research on Effects
Discusses effects of news media coverage on children and adults. Suggests ways providers can help children and parents.
Web Links: Types of Trauma
Other web resources that can provide information on dealing with trauma types such as war, disaster and terrorism, sexual assault, violence, and more.