The Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children (TSCYC): reliability and association with abuse exposure in a multi-site study.
Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children
The TSCYC is a 90-item caretaker-report instrument developed for the assessment of trauma-related symptoms in children ages 3-12 that allows a detailed evaluation of posttraumatic stress symptoms and a tentative PTSD diagnosis.
Prevalence and correlates of dating violence in a national sample of adolescents.
- K. Wolitzky-Taylor, K. Ruggiero, D. Kilpatrick
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of the American Academy of Child and…
- 1 July 2008
It is suggested that dating violence is associated with posttraumatic stress disorder and major depressive episode after controlling for demographic variables, other traumatic stressors, and stressful events.
Prevalence and mental health correlates of witnessed parental and community violence in a national sample of adolescents.
- H. Zinzow, K. Ruggiero, D. Kilpatrick
- PsychologyJournal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and…
- 1 April 2009
Findings suggest that witnessed violence represents a significant public health burden with implications for psychological assessment and prevention efforts.
Reactive Attachment Disorder: What We Know about the Disorder and Implications for Treatment
What is known about RAD and attachment disorders is reviewed and synthesized and the emergence of novel treatments that lack a sound theoretical basis or empirical support are discussed, and may potentially be traumatizing and dangerous to the child.
Longitudinal pathways of victimization, substance use, and delinquency: findings from the National Survey of Adolescents.
Relations among gender, violence exposure, and mental health: the national survey of adolescents.
The pathways for developing PTSD may be different for male and female victims of sexual abuse, and gender was a moderating variable in the relation between sexual assault and PTSD, but not in the other violence exposure?mental health relations examined.
Is Disclosure of Childhood Rape Associated with Mental Health Outcome? Results from the National Women’s Study
Results revealed a significantly higher past-year prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive episodes among women who waited longer than 1 month to disclose their rape relative to nondisclosers and women who disclosed within 1 month of the rape.
Systematic investigation of initiatives to reduce seclusion and restraint in a state psychiatric hospital.
The data suggest that substantial reductions in use of seclusion and restraint are possible in inpatient psychiatric settings and that changes to the physical characteristics of the therapeutic environment may have a significant effect on use.
Child Physical and Sexual Abuse: Guidelines for Treatment
The primary purpose of this project was to encourage the use of mental health treatment protocols and procedures that have a sound theoretical basis, a good clinical-anecdotal literature, high…