Show Summary Details
Page of

Assessment and Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 

Assessment and Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Chapter:
Assessment and Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Author(s):

Jennifer L. McLaren

and Craig L. Donnelly

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195398212.003.0039
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 29 May 2020

Chapter 39 discusses post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a complicated condition involving dysregulation of multiple neurobiological systems, as well as cognitive, affective, and behavioral domains of functioning, and how applications of the diagnostic criteria to child and adolescent populations in epidemiological studies indicate that it is a common disorder, with symptoms affecting an estimated 8%, and how trauma exposure occurs in approximately two-thirds of all children, and approximately 13 % of those exposed to trauma will develop some post-traumatic stress symptoms.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.