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August 16, 2011 12:00 AM

Researchers study idea that trauma, grief can beget strength

Psychologists call post-traumatic growth (PTG) the lesser-known sibling of post-traumatic stress disorder. A cadre of researchers has been studying the positive side of trauma and grief: that most people bounce back to baseline, and some emerge from disaster stronger and better, at least in some ways.

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