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Children under Stress

  • Norman A. Milgram

Abstract

This chapter deals with a form of reactive psychopathology in children, that is, disorders that arise as a consequence of exposure to stressful life events. Because of the problematic nature of the stress concept, issues of diagnosis, incidence, etiology, and treatment are more difficult to resolve in these stress-related disorders than in the traditional, established diagnostic categories presented elsewhere in this handbook.

Keywords

Traumatic Event Posttraumatic Stress Personality Disorder Stress Reaction Stressful Life Event 
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  • Norman A. Milgram
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyTel-Aviv UniversityRamat-AvivIsrael

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