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The invisible violence. The denial of relational trauma and its consequences in early childhood
Journal Title: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY TRAUMA STUDIES 
Author/s: Miriam Guttuso, Aluette Merenda 
Year:  2016 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  7 Pg. 113-119 FullText PDF:  168 KB
DOI:  10.3280/IJM2016-001012
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The paper presents a theoretical analysis on the effects of the denial of childhood relational traumatic experiences. The lack of recognition of prolonged and repeated trauma and the chronic refusal to acknowledge cumulative neglect events have a direct dissociative effect on the malleable identity of a child (Bifulco e Moran, 1998) as well as on his ability to make relationships of trust (van der Kolk et al., 2007). An higher presence of trauma exposure measures to assess these types of trauma a child has been exposed to, or the degree of severity of the traumatic event experienced, could allow to prevent the stabilization of symptoms in the clinical settings (Liotti e Farina, 2011).
Keywords: Childhood, relational trauma, denial impact.

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Miriam Guttuso, Aluette Merenda, The invisible violence. The denial of relational trauma and its consequences in early childhood in "INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY TRAUMA STUDIES" 1/2016, pp. 113-119, DOI:10.3280/IJM2016-001012

   

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