Practitioner review: Post-traumatic stress disorder and its treatment in children and adolescents

Smith, Patrick, Dalgleish, Tim and Meiser-Stedman, Richard ORCID: (2019) Practitioner review: Post-traumatic stress disorder and its treatment in children and adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 60 (5). pp. 500-515. ISSN 0021-9630

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Important advances in understanding traumatic stress reactions in children and young people have been made in recent years. The aim of this review was to synthesise selected recent research findings, with a focus on their relevance to clinical practice. We therefore address: findings on the epidemiology of trauma exposure and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); recent changes to diagnostic classification; implications for screening and assessment of traumatic stress reactions; and treatment outcome studies including interventions for acute and chronic PTSD, dissemination of effective treatments into community settings, and early interventions. We conclude with recommendations for clinical practice and suggestions for future areas of research.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: cognitive therapy,diagnosis,posttraumatic stress disorder,trauma,treatment trials,pediatrics, perinatology, and child health,developmental and educational psychology,psychiatry and mental health,sdg 3 - good health and well-being ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2735
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2018 10:32
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2022 04:06
DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12983

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