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Self-help ideas can allay emotional weight of tragedies
October 30, 2018
In the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, KING-5 interviewed Doug Zatzick, a UW Medicine psychiatrist.
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The Oct. 27 slayings of 11 people in Pittsburgh are raising anxieties among many people. Feelings of sadness and vulnerability can be overwhelming, said UW Medicine psychiatrist Doug Zatzick.
He advises people to seek out simple things that bring comfort and keeps you regulated -- "talking with friends ... an exercise practice ... meditation." And if social media is a trigger, disconnect for a while, he suggests.