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Some advice when interviewing victims of mental or other trauma

Susan Heavey

Mental trauma, like many health subjects, can require a special sensitivity to report about, especially when dealing with its victims.

Journalists are not immune from the experience of interviewing victims, and may be unsure how to manage their own emotions and response.

Here are some tips for health journalists when interviewing people who have experienced one or more traumatic events.

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