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The history of the concealed complex trauma. A theoretical review between clinical reality and diagnostic problems
Journal Title: PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’ 
Author/s: Aluette Merenda, Miriam Guttuso 
Year:  2017 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  8 Pg. 55-62 FullText PDF:  132 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSC2017-002006
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The paper is aimed at the analysis of recognition and legitimacy problems, historically present in the study of child psychological trauma, as well as to opening reflections on the possibility that these difficulties are still current. Recent contributions on the study of the developmental trauma disorder mainly highlight indeed the importance of relational and cumulative aspects and when, during the developmental cycle, the subject experiences his/her traumatic events.
Keywords: Traumatic event, developmental trauma disorder, denial, Complex-PTSD, cumu-lative outcomes, relational consequences.

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Aluette Merenda, Miriam Guttuso, The history of the concealed complex trauma. A theoretical review between clinical reality and diagnostic problems in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 2/2017, pp. 55-62, DOI:10.3280/PSC2017-002006

   

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