noun. the emotional release necessary for helpers and other people who work with those who have endured a traumatic occurence or who have directly encountered a private trauma or natural disaster. It is alike to debriefing after experience in working with victims of catastrophe.

POSTVENTION: "The concept of postvention was originally depicted by Edwin S. Schneidman, an American psychologist."
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