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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children

Martin Herbert

ISBN: 978-1-854-33197-7

Apr 1996, Wiley-Blackwell

38 pages

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The aim of this guide is to provide practitioners with a brief introduction to the clinical management of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Children. This will include a descriotion of the disorder; an account of the shortcomings of the diagnosis; guidelines for treating/counselling children suffering from PTSD; and a checklist for assessing PTSD.
1. Assessment: Criteria for diagnosis of PTSD, PTSD in childhood, Assessment measures, Developmental variations, Persistence of PTSD symptoms.


2. Treatment and Counselling: Crisis intervention, Individual treatment, Ideas to support the child, Helping families.


3. Appendixes.


4. Hints for parents