Chapter 13. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Children

  1. Peter S. Vickers Cert.Ed., Dip C.D., SRN, RSCN, BA, PhD, FHEA Visiting Fellow in Child Health and Immunology

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470745571.ch13

Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation

Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation

How to Cite

Vickers, P. S. (2008) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Children, in Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470745571.ch13

Author Information

  1. School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Hertfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470319864

Online ISBN: 9780470745571

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Keywords:

  • post-traumatic stress disorder and children;
  • signs of PTSD in children;
  • flashbacks - partial or complete returns to initial trauma;
  • early traumas;
  • children with cancer and PTSD;
  • hospitalisation and risk of future psychosocial problems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Signs of PTSD in Children

  • Prevention and Treatment of PTSD in Children

  • Flashbacks

  • Early Traumas

  • Children with Cancer and PTSD

  • Other Conditions and PTSD

  • Conclusion