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Responses of Children and Adolescents to Disaster

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The amnesia of childhood and even adolescence is such a veil that adults must resort to clinical experience and research to reconstruct the impact of trauma in early life. But both child and adolescent lack the perspective to follow the intricate repercussions of trauma as it unfolds in their being. After 7 years of clinical work with families in natural and man-made disasters, preceded by a further 7 years of hospital work, it is time to present our observations of responses to trauma.

Keywords

  • Traumatic Experience
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Part Versus
  • Emotional Impression
  • Vicarious Trauma

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Gordon, R., Wraith, R. (1993). Responses of Children and Adolescents to Disaster. In: Wilson, J.P., Raphael, B. (eds) International Handbook of Traumatic Stress Syndromes. The Plenum Series on Stress and Coping. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-2820-3_48

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