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Las Vegas: Trauma real even when not acknowledged, psychologists say

Monday 9 October 2017

Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service (CNS photo/Chris Wattie, Reuters)

The thousands of people at the country music festival 1 October in Las Vegas that turned into the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history are likely to have suffered trauma even if they weren't wounded — and even if they don't admit it to anyone, according to psychologists and pastoral counsellors interviewed by Catholic News Service.