Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Shooting: Kids React Differently Than Adults

When even adults are left speechless by traumatic events, it's hard to imagine what's going on in the mind of a child. Adults often gorge on media images -- trying to glean facts, gain perspective, to make sense out of a senseless event. But for children, it can have the opposite effect. After the deadly rampage at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., psychologists and pediatricians are strongly urging parents to shield their school-age children from too much exposure to the...Full Story
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