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Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 77–85 | Cite as

Childhood trauma in victims of the Armenian earthquake

  • Anait Azarian
  • Vitali Skriptchenko-Gregorian
  • Thomas W. Miller
  • Robert F. Kraus
Article

Abstract

Childhood victims of the Armenian earthquake have shown numerous diagnostic indicators of traumatization and stress. Examined are clinical data which address advances in understanding diagnostic indicators and resulting psychopathology in childhood victims of natural disasters. Presented is a review of current theory about the processing of traumatization in children, as well as case vignettes, and recommendations for further research.

Keywords

Public Health Clinical Data Social Psychology Natural Disaster Current Theory 
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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anait Azarian
  • Vitali Skriptchenko-Gregorian
  • Thomas W. Miller
    • 1
  • Robert F. Kraus
  1. 1.Psychology Service, Dept. of Veteran AffairsMedical CenterLexington

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