Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Children and Adolescents : Scientific Foundations and Therapeutic Models Hardback
With contributions from prominent experts, this pragmatic book takes a close look at the nature of complex psychological trauma in children and adolescents and the clinical challenges it presents.
Each chapter shows how a complex trauma perspective can provide an invaluable unifying framework for case conceptualization, assessment, and intervention amidst the chaos and turmoil of these young patients' lives.
A range of evidence-based and promising therapies are reviewed and illustrated with vivid case vignettes.
The volume is grounded in clinical innovations and cutting-edge research on child and adolescent brain development, attachment, and emotion regulation, and discusses diagnostic criteria, including those from DSM-IV and DSM-5. See also Drs. Courtois and Ford's edited volume Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders (Adults) and their authored volume, Treatment of Complex Trauma: A Sequenced, Relationship-Based Approach.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: Guilford Publications
- Publication Date: 04/10/2013
- Category: Paediatric medicine
- ISBN: 9781462509492