Hurricanes Mental Impact Could Linger for Many Months

October 19, 2005 by  
Filed under Child Development

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Local clinical psychologist, Dr. Vicki Panaccione in Melbourne, said she has seen a higher number of children (needing treatment) since the two most recent hurricanes pummeled Brevard (County). “But parents by and large, have been doing a good job reassuring children they’re safe or turning evacuations into an adventure,” she said. Still, parents and children need to get back into an... 

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