•There are different types of harm that can occur from
-Cuts, bruises, broken bones, etc.
-Some of these heal (e.g., bruises), but some are permanent (e.g., loss of limbs, brain damage)
-Stress, anxiety, fear, self-blame, etc.
-Posttraumatic stress disorder
•Physical harm tends to only occur to the victim of
aggression, but psychological harm can also occur to
those who witness aggression or help people deal with
-can only help if know how
-when expert is present, they're often 1st to help--> depending on emergency: Nurses, doctors, police
-today call 9/11 in most cases
-sometimes this isn't possible/ requires quicker action
-grand mal seizure: cushion head, remove glasses, loosen tight clothing, turn on side, time seizure, look for ID, seizure ends, offer help