Child maltreatment--clinical PTSD diagnosis not enough?!: Comment on Resick et al. (2012).

@article{Lindauer2012ChildMP,
  title={Child maltreatment--clinical PTSD diagnosis not enough?!: Comment on Resick et al. (2012).},
  author={Ram{\'o}n J L Lindauer},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={258-9; discussion on 260-3}
}
Child maltreatment has a high prevalence. It can lead to severe psychological and physical problems from childhood to late adulthood. At present, the recognition and treatment of child abuse and its consequences is inadequate. Diagnostic criteria, such as those defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association, are vital for that purpose. Resick and colleagues (2012) conclude that insufficient scientific basis now exists for… CONTINUE READING

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