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Ten-year research update review: child sexual abuse.
  • F. Putnam
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child and…
  • 1 March 2003
Preliminary research indicates that CBT is effective for some symptoms, but longitudinal follow-up and large-scale "effectiveness" studies are needed, as well as cognitive-behavioral therapy of the child and a nonoffending parent. Expand
An update on the Dissociative Experiences Scale.
Measurement of Dissociative States with the Clinician-Administered Dissociative States Scale (CADSS)
Initial analyses indicated good interrater reliability and construct validity and sensitivity of the CADSS to discriminate patients with dissociative disorders from patients with other psychiatric disorders and healthy subjects. Expand
Types of dissociation and dissociative types: A taxometric analysis of dissociative experiences
This article examined evidence for dimensional and typological models of dissociation. The authors reviewed previous research with the Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES; E. B. Bernstein-Carlson &Expand
Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Personality Disorder
Dissociation. Multiple Personality Disorder. Etiology, Epidemiology, and Phenomenology. Diagnosing Multiple Personality Disorder. The Alter Personalities. Beginning Treatment. Issues inExpand
Development and validation of a measure of adolescent dissociation: the Adolescent Dissociative Experiences Scale.
The initial reliability and validity data on the Adolescent Dissociative Experiences Scale (A-DES) showed good scale and subscale reliability, and, as hypothesized, increased scores were associated with reported trauma in a patient population. Expand
Validity of the Dissociative Experiences Scale in screening for multiple personality disorder: a multicenter study.
The results indicate that the Dissociative Experiences Scale performs quite well as a screening instrument to identify subjects with multiple personality disorder, and the consistency of responses to scale items across centers indicates that the symptoms reported by patients with multiple Personality disorder are highly similar across diverse geographic centers. Expand
Evidence-Based Psychosocial Treatments for Children and Adolescents Exposed to Traumatic Events
Meta-analytic results for four outcomes across all treatments compared to waitlist control and active control conditions combined reveal that, on average, treatments had positive, though modest, effects for all four outcomes. Expand
Effect of incest on self and social functioning: a developmental psychopathology perspective.
  • P. Cole, F. Putnam
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
  • 1992
A model based in the perspective of developmental psychopathology is proposed, arguing that incest has its unique negative effects in the domains of self and social functioning, specifically in jeopardizing self-definition and integration, self-regulatory processes, and a sense of security and trust in relationships. Expand
The clinical phenomenology of multiple personality disorder: review of 100 recent cases.
The existence of a clinical syndrome characterized by a core of depressive and dissociative symptoms and a childhood history of significant trauma, primarily child abuse is documents. Expand