Posttraumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: a review and analysis.

@article{Davis2000PosttraumaticSD,
  title={Posttraumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: a review and analysis.},
  author={Lori Davis and Lawrence J. Siegel},
  journal={Clinical child and family psychology review},
  year={2000},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={135-54}
}
Only recently has the mental health community recognized the applicability of diagnostic criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents, including a consideration of specific age-related features. This paper provides a current review of the literature on PTSD pertaining to children and adolescents. Following a discussion of issues on diagnostic criteria and assessment of this affective disorder in this population, there is an overview of the existing literature on… CONTINUE READING

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