PTSD Category

CPTSD vs PTSD

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (complex PTSD, sometimes abbreviated to c-PTSD or CPTSD) is a condition where you experience some symptoms of PTSD along with some additional symptoms, such as:

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Treatment for PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety condition brought on by exposure to a disturbing event. Children who suffer from PTSD may exhibit detachment, difficulty sleeping, and irritability. They also often dream about the traumatic event, or reenact it during playtime. Though PTSD-like symptoms are common among children and adolescents exposed to trauma, the disorder is rare in young […]

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C-PTSD

How do traumatically abused and abandoned children develop Complex post traumatic stress disorder? While the origin of Complex post traumatic stress disorder is most often associated with physical and/or sexual abuse in childhood over extended periods of time. Research shows that ongoing verbal and emotional abuse also causes it. Children who are made to feel […]

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The Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children: A Psychometric Review

The Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children (TSCYC) is a 90-item caregiver-report measure of childhood traumatic stress and abuse-related experiences in children, ages three to twelve years old. Purpose The objective of this review is to examine the current empirical evidence (n = 22) regarding the psychometric properties of the TSCYC. Method A variety of study designs […]

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