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PTSD symptomatology in children and adolescents : treatment development and evaluation

Dobbie, Megan Louise. 2005, PTSD symptomatology in children and adolescents : treatment development and evaluation, D.Psychology (Clinical) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title PTSD symptomatology in children and adolescents : treatment development and evaluation
Alternative title Post-traumatic stress disorder symptomatology in children and adolescents
Impact of chronic illness on psychological adjustment
Author Dobbie, Megan Louise.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name D.Psychology (Clinical)
Date submitted 2005
Keyword(s) Post-traumatic stress disorder in children - Treatment
Cognitive therapy
Chronic diseases - Psychological aspects
Adjustment (Psychology)
Summary This thesis developed, implemented and evaluated a cognitive-behavioural group treatment programme for children and adolescents experiencing symptoms of PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder). Results of the study indicate that symptoms of sleep disturbance and flashbacks, reduced markedly in the participants, providing a useful tool in reducing synptoms experiences by individuals exposed to trauma. The Professional portfolio presents four case studies that demonstrate the clinical application of the affect of chronic illness on the psychological adjustment of the sufferer and their families.
Notes Degree conferred 2005.
Language eng
Description of original 3 v. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 618.928521
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