2. Child Sexual Abuse, Traumatic Experiences, and Their Impact on the Developing Brain

  1. Paris Goodyear-Brown
  1. Richard L. Gaskill and
  2. Bruce D. Perry

Published Online: 4 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118094822.ch2

Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment

Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment

How to Cite

Gaskill, R. L. and Perry, B. D. (2011) Child Sexual Abuse, Traumatic Experiences, and Their Impact on the Developing Brain, in Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment (ed P. Goodyear-Brown), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. doi: 10.1002/9781118094822.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470877296

Online ISBN: 9781118094822

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Keywords:

  • traumatic event;
  • brain development;
  • mental illness;
  • parental marital discord;
  • epidemiology research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Human Brain Development

  • Order of Processing

  • Multilevel Responding

  • Threat Associations

  • States Become Traits

  • Increased Vulnerability of Childhood

  • Barriers to Integration of Neurobiological Information

  • Neurobiologically Based Treatment

  • Neurobiologically Informed Intervention

  • Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics

  • Conclusion