How to deal with crisis

Radek Ptáček gave an interview

Are people prepared for sudden situations, such as car accidents or terrorist attacks? Psychologist and UNYP professor Radek Ptáček was invited by discussion program called Rozstřel to talk about dealing with crisis. According to him, most of the people either freeze or start panicking when neither of these options leads to a solution. ‘‘Preparing and training for a crisis can help you with physiological processes, such as high blood pressure or shaking,‘‘ explains psychologist. However, you can never be 100 % prepared for all possible situations. Even policemen and firemen, who are professionally trained, are sometimes taken by surprise.

Find out more in the Czech article and video here.

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