Underpinned by a biopsychosocial approach, the journal presents the latest research, theory, and practical applications on helping to understand, prevent and treat children suffering from traumatic symptoms and disorders during childhood, and where the impact of these experiences continues into adulthood.
  • Offers original research, prevention and treatment strategies regarding the psychological effects of trauma on children and adolescents
  • Draws on the disciplines of psychology, medicine, social work, sociology, public health, nursing, law and education

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  • Dominic McSherry
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