Guidelines for the Evaluation and Treatment of Dissociative Symptoms in Children and Adolescents: International Society for the Study of Dissociation

  title={Guidelines for the Evaluation and Treatment of Dissociative Symptoms in Children and Adolescents: International Society for the Study of Dissociation},
  author={E. Nemzer and J. McIntee and Sandra Wieland and Els Grimminck and Linda Nordquist},
  journal={Journal of Trauma \& Dissociation},
  pages={119 - 150}
The ISSD Task Force on Children and Adolescents is pleased to present the Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Dissociative Symptoms in Children and Adolescents. In utilizing these Guidelines, you might keep the following principle in mind. According to the Criteria for Evaluating Treatment Guidelines of the American Psychological Association (2000), “Guidelines should avoid encouraging an overly mechanistic approach that could undermine the treatment relationship” (p. 2). We hope… Expand
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