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The psychometric characteristics of the traumatic experiences checklist (TEC): first findings among psychiatric outpatients
The objective of the study was to assess the reliability and validity of a retrospective self-report measure of potential traumatic experiences among psychiatric outpatients. The range of evaluatedExpand
The Haunted Self: Structural Dissociation and the Treatment of Chronic Traumatization
They typically have a wide array of symptoms, often classified under different combinations of comorbidity, which can make assessment and treatment complicated and confusing for the therapist. ManyExpand
Treatment of complex posttraumatic self-dysregulation.
The authors describe a three-phase sequential integrative model for the psychotherapy of complex posttraumatic self-dysregulation: Phase 1 (alliance formation and stabilization), Phase 2 (traumaExpand
Prenatal depression, mode of delivery and perinatal dissociation as predictors of postpartum posttraumatic stress: an empirical study
This longitudinal study evaluated the validity of earlier established predictors for postpartum posttraumatic stress (postpartum PTS) in a community sample of women (n = 248) in the Netherlands. DataExpand
The development of the somatoform dissociation questionnaire (SDQ‐5) as a screening instrument for dissociative disorders
A somatoform dissociation self‐report questionnaire was developed and its capacity to function as a screening device for dissociative disorders was analysed, finding five items which provided optimal discrimination between the two groups. Expand
The dissociation theory of Pierre Janet
Although the concept of dissociation had been described earlier, Pierre Janet was the first to show clearly and systematically how it is the most direct psychological defence against overwhelmingExpand
Childbirth and posttraumatic stress responses. A validation sudy of the Dutch Impact of Event Scale
Childbirth has been identified as a possible traumatic experience, leading to traumatic stress responses and even to the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The current studyExpand