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5 Things to Know About Posttraumatic Growth after a Dog Attack

Posted by attorney Timothy Miley

A dog bite attack can result in devastating injuries. Posttraumatic growth (PTG) is a condition where positive mental growth results from overcoming a stressful or traumatic situation such as a dog attack. Researchers at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte (UNCC), note five key areas of PTG.

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The UNCC researchers are at the forefront of posttraumatic growth research. Learn more about PTG and research into the field at the UNCC Posttraumatic Growth Research Group website:

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