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Psychosocial Stress, Adversity, and Trauma; Adverse Childhood Experiences

  • Updated:   6/22/2018
  • Contains:  27 items
Editor’s Note: In light of the heartbreaking evidence of family disruption seen in recent weeks at our southern border, we felt it appropriate to gather together a collection of papers and reviews published in the Journal regarding the effects of psychosocial trauma, maltreatment, toxic stress & adversity on the health and wellbeing of children and families. While many of us see these policies as abhorrent from the perspective of human rights and compassion, perhaps shining a light on the scientific evidence might bring truth to power and help those who are responsible for these policies pause to consider their immediate and long term effects. Lee M. Pachter, DO, Editor in Chief

Behavioral Problems and Service Utilization in Children with Chronic Illnesses Referred for Trauma-Related Mental Health Services

Wilcox, Holly C.; Rains, Mark; Belcher, Harolyn; More

Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 37(1):62-70, January 2016.