Building an Inner Sanctuary: Complex PTSD in Chimpanzees

@article{Bradshaw2008BuildingAI,
  title={Building an Inner Sanctuary: Complex PTSD in Chimpanzees},
  author={G. A. Bradshaw and Theodora Capaldo and Lorin Lindner and Gloria Grow},
  journal={Journal of Trauma & Dissociation},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={34 - 9}
}
  • G. A. Bradshaw, Theodora Capaldo, +1 author Gloria Grow
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Trauma & Dissociation
  • ABSTRACT Through the analysis of case studies of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) in residence at a sanctuary, who previously sustained prolonged captivity and biomedical experimentation, we illustrate how human psychological models of diagnosis and treatment might be approached in great apes. This study reflects growing attention to ethical, scientific, and practical problems associated with psychological well-being of animals. The analysis concludes that a diagnosis of Complex PTSD… CONTINUE READING
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