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The Trauma of Family Separation: An Interview with Dr. James A. Coan

In light of the controversy and national outcry surrounding the family separation policy, we recently spoke with James A. Coan, a clinical psychologist and professor at the University of Virginia, where he directs the Virginia Affective Neuroscience Laboratory. Dr. Coan discussed how the trauma of being forcibly separated from their parents and families could potentially affect these children’s mental, emotional, and physical well-being. The following interview has been edited for clarity. Read More

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