When your mental health suffers from vicarious trauma


A woman watches as a journalist protests against the war on Ukraine on a Russian news show. Being plugged into news about conflicts like the Russian invasion of Ukraine all the time can have a detrimental effect on our mental health. — AFP

For many of us, it may be hard to look the other way from news of the conflict in Ukraine now, despite being thousands of miles away from the scene.

Some of us may know of Malaysians having to terminate their studies or jobs to escape from being caught in the war.

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