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NCJ Number: 118825 Find in a Library
Title: Traumatized Children of Violent Marriages
Journal: Child Welfare  Volume:68  Issue:4  Dated:(July/August 1989)  Pages:421-436
Author(s): L Silvern; L Kaersvang
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 16
Type: Program Description (Model)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Over three million children, it is estimated, witness parental violence annually.
Abstract: The clinical effects upon many children are characteristic of trauma, with dissociation and defensive protections against recall and resolution that can be pathological. This article presents the case for this assessment and describes the successful treatment of an eight-year-old-boy. 3 Notes, 57 References. (Publisher abstract)
Main Term(s): Family crisis
Index Term(s): Abusing spouses; Conflict resolution; Psychiatric services
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