Saturday, October 4, 2014

Childhood Trauma: A public health emergency

Childhood exposure to victimization has been shown to contribute to long term psychological distress and functional impairment. Children exposed to interpersonal victimization often meet criteria for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  A past history of trauma is critical and necessary information for an accurate psychiatric assessment and diagnosis, even in adulthood.

Go to http://gucchdtacenter.georgetown.edu/TraumaInformedCare.html
or to http://trauma.jbsinternational.com/traumatool



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