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warnings don’t help people cope with distressing material ...

"...Harvard research found the use of trigger warnings increased participants' belief in the vulnerability of people with – an unwelcome effect that the researchers described as a form of 'soft stigma' ... McKendree research found that the only meaningful effect of trigger warnings was to increase people's belief in the sensitivity of others to upsetting material and in the need for warnings."

bigthink.com/mind-brain/trigge

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