Trauma & PTSD

ARTICLES  FOR  CAREGIVERS

 

A Child’s Loss: Helping Children Exposed to Traumatic Death is a short booklet that provides some practical advice for adults helping children deal with traumatic loss. Simple and clear recommendations for parents, caregivers and educators are provided. It is part of the CTA Press Caregiver Series and is available on iTunes and also on Kindle.

 

Helping Traumatized Children – A Brief Overview for Caregivers

Perry, B.D.  Helping traumatized children: A brief overview for caregivers  CTA Parent and Caregiver Education Series Volume 1:  Issue 5, ChildTrauma Academy Press, 1999
Also available in Spanish HERE.

 

Children and Loss

Perry, B.D. Children and Loss. Parent & Child 8:2, 67-68 2000

 

Stress Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders in Children: An Introduction

This article provides an overview of PTSD in children.  While targeted for an interdisciplinary audience, portions may be helpful to parents and caregivers living with children suffering with PTSD.

 

The Cost of Caring: Understanding and Preventing Secondary Traumatic Stress

Perry, B.D.  The cost of caring: Understanding and preventing secondary traumatic stress when working with traumatized and maltreated children   CTA Parent and Caregiver Education Series  Volume 2: Issue 7, ChildTrauma Academy Press, 2014.  Also available in Spanish HERE.

 

ARTICLES  FOR  PROFESSIONALS

 

Child Maltreatment: A Neurodevelopmental Perspective on the Role of Trauma and Neglect in Psychopathology

Perry, B.D.  Child maltreatment: the role of abuse and neglect in developmental psychopathology. In Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (Eds., Theodore P. Beauchaine & Stephen P. Hinshaw) Wiley, New York,  pp. 93-128, 2008

 

Incubated in Terror: Neurodevelopmental Factors in the ‘Cycle of Violence’

Perry, B.D. Incubated in terror:  Neurodevelopmental factors in the ‘cycle of violence’  In:  Children In a Violent Society (J Osofsky, Ed.). Guilford Press, New York, pp 124-148,  1997

 

Childhood Trauma, the Neurobiology of Adaptation, and “Use-dependent” Development of the Brain: How “States” Become “Traits”

Perry, B.D., Pollard, R., Blakely, T., Baker, W., & Vigilante, D.  Childhood trauma, the neurobiology of adaptation and ‘use-dependent’ development of the brain: How “states” become “traits’“.  Infant Mental Health J, 16 (4):  271-291, 1995.

 

Homeostasis, Stress, Trauma and Adaptation

Perry, B.D. & Pollard, R.  Homeostasis, stress, trauma, and adaptation: a neurodevelopmental view of childhood trauma.  Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 7; 1: 33-51, 1998.

 

Examining Child Maltreatment Through a Neurodevelopmental Lens: Clinical Applications of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics

Perry, B.D.   Examining child maltreatment through a neurodevelopmental lens: clinical application of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics. Journal of Loss and Trauma 14: 240-255, 2009

 

Posttraumatic Stress Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Perry, B.D. and Azad, I.  Post-traumatic stress disorders in children. Current Opinions in Pediatrics, 11:4 1999