Emotion regulation difficulties in traumatized youth: a meta-analysis and conceptual review

  title={Emotion regulation difficulties in traumatized youth: a meta-analysis and conceptual review},
  author={L. Villalta and P. Smith and N. Hickin and A. Stringaris},
  journal={European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry},
  • L. Villalta, P. Smith, +1 author A. Stringaris
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • This article provides a quantitative and conceptual review of emotion regulation difficulties in trauma-exposed young people, and informs future directions in the field. Despite long-standing interest in the influence of emotion regulation difficulties on different internalizing and externalizing psychiatric disorders in childhood, several questions remain unresolved with respect to children and adolescents with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Meta-analytic data from adult victims… CONTINUE READING
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