Posttraumatic Growth as a Response to Natural Disasters in Children and Adolescents

@article{Bernstein2018PosttraumaticGA,
  title={Posttraumatic Growth as a Response to Natural Disasters in Children and Adolescents},
  author={Melissa D. Bernstein and B. Pfefferbaum},
  journal={Current Psychiatry Reports},
  year={2018},
  volume={20},
  pages={1-10}
}
  • Melissa D. Bernstein, B. Pfefferbaum
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current Psychiatry Reports
  • Purpose of ReviewThis review examines factors thought to be associated with posttraumatic growth (PTG) (demographic variables, exposure, and family and social processes) among youth exposed to natural disasters, describes the relationship between PTG and posttraumatic stress, and discusses psychological processes (rumination and coping) linked to PTG.Recent FindingsGuided by PTG theory and the literature on PTG in adults, research has revealed relationships between PTG and child, environmental… CONTINUE READING
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