Neuroscience of Pediatric PTSD
- Publish Date: 2017-08-04
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Victor G. Carrion;Carl F. Weems
The past twenty years have seen an increased interest in the impact of traumatic stress on development. In Neuroscience of Pediatric PTSD, Drs. Carrion and Weems summarize key work done in areas pertinent to function and development. They discuss advances in the neuroscience of executive function, memory, emotional processing and associated features such as dissociation, self-injurious behaviors and sleep regulation. Each chapter is divided into three parts; pre-clinical research, adult research and developmental research. The Authors present Issues such as comorbidity and treatment and their relationship to these neuroscience findings are presented.