Dissociation in Children and Adolescents: A Developmental Perspective
From amnesia, intrusive memories, and depersonalization, to auditory hallucinations, trance-like states, and disturbances in identity, the symptoms of pathological dissociation are among the most devastating effects of childhood maltreatment. How can childhood-onset dissociative disorders best be understood? What is the role of dissociation in the variety of psychiatric problems resulting from abuse? And how can therapists most effectively intervene with dissociative children and adolescents? Drawing upon a vast body of data and theory, this important volume provides a comprehensive developmental approach to understanding, diagnosing, and treating this challenging clinical population. Clearly organized and filled with valuable insights for clinicians and students, the book describes an array of diagnostic and treatment techniques and includes reproducible copies of three validated dissociation scales.
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I am not an acedemic but found this book to be the best among many I've read in regards to dissociation. I would highly reccomend it to anyone interested in developmental psychology, trauma, dissociation, abuse etc. Its very well written, logical and compassionate.
The Nature and Effects of Childhood Trauma
Influential Factors and Common Themes in
Introduction to Dissociation
Trauma Dissociation and Memory
Toward a Model of Pathological Dissociation
The Discrete Behavioral States Model
Clinical Phenomenology and Diagnosis
Philosophy and Principles of Treatment
Dissociative Families and OutofHome Placements
Dissociative Experiences Scalell DESll
Child Dissociative Checklist CDC Version 3 0