Psychological therapies for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents.

@article{Gillies2012PsychologicalTF,
  title={Psychological therapies for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents.},
  author={Donna Gillies and Fiona Taylor and Carl Gray and Louise M O'Brien and Natalie K D'Abrew},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={12},
  pages={CD006726}
}
BACKGROUND Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is highly prevalent in children and adolescents who have experienced trauma and has high personal and health costs. Although a wide range of psychological therapies have been used in the treatment of PTSD there are no systematic reviews of these therapies in children and adolescents. OBJECTIVES To examine the effectiveness of psychological therapies in treating children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with PTSD. SEARCH METHODS We… CONTINUE READING
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