The history of the concealed complex trauma. A theoretical review between clinical reality and diagnostic problems

Author/s Aluette Merenda, Miriam Guttuso
Publishing Year 2017 Issue 2017/2 Language Italian
Pages 8 P. 55-62 File size 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, La storia sotterranea del trauma complesso. Una rassegna teorica tra realtà clinica e problemi diagnostici in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 2/2017, pp 55-62, DOI: 10.3280/PSC2017-002006