Associations Between Trauma Type, Timing, and Accumulation on Current Coping Behaviors in Adolescents: Results from a Large, Population-based Sample.

@article{VaughnCoaxum2018AssociationsBT,
  title={Associations Between Trauma Type, Timing, and Accumulation on Current Coping Behaviors in Adolescents: Results from a Large, Population-based Sample.},
  author={Rachel A. Vaughn-Coaxum and Yan Wang and Jenna Kiely and John R Weisz and Erin C Dunn},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  year={2018},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={
          842-858
        }
}
The development of adolescents' coping in response to stress is critical for adaptive functioning; these coping strategies may be shaped by numerous environmental factors during childhood, including experiences such as exposure to trauma. Childhood trauma has been shown to undermine contemporaneous coping, but how does a history of exposure to trauma and the characteristics of that trauma (type, timing, and accumulation) relate to current coping among adolescents? We addressed this question… CONTINUE READING