Posttraumatic Shame and Guilt

  title={Posttraumatic Shame and Guilt},
  author={J. P. Wilson and B. Dro{\vz}dek and S. Turkovic},
  journal={Trauma, Violence, & Abuse},
  pages={122 - 141}
  • J. P. Wilson, B. Droždek, S. Turkovic
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Trauma, Violence, & Abuse
  • Posttraumatic shame and guilt are important dimensions of posttraumatic syndromes, including simple and complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The concepts of posttraumatic shame and guilt have received little theoretical or empirical investigation in the field of traumatology. It is proposed that there are acute and prolonged states of posttraumatic shame and guilt that can be compared in their consequences across eight psychosocial dimensions: (a) self-attribution processes, (b… CONTINUE READING
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