Show: November 11, 2012:
- How will recently enacted Affordable Care Act policies affect Medicare for hospitals?
- What do bariatric surgery recipients often replace food with?
- How can physician education help lower the cost of health care?
- How should doctors respond to "incidental" findings?
- What is the scientific origin of boredom?
- How can we help kids be resilient when encountering stress and trauma?
- When should I call the pediatrician?
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How can we help kids be resilient when encountering stress and trauma?
Interview: Steven M. Southwick, M.D., Professor of psychiatry at Yale University.
Steven M. Southwick, M.D., is a professor of psychiatry at Yale University and the author of “Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges.” Southwick says we can teach our children to be resilient by borrowing strengths from the adults in their lives. Adults play a vital role is soothing the child and guiding some of their emotions, which allows the child to internalize positive coping strategies as higher brain functioning is developing. Southwick also discusses children's ability to adapt to inescapable stress.