Title

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder In Children

Division

East Florida

Hospital

University

Document Type

Review Article

Publication Date

6-28-2020

Keywords

PTSD, psychological trauma, traumatic events, traumatic stress disorders

Disciplines

Mental Disorders | Pediatrics | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology

Abstract

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that may develop in some children and adolescents after exposure to a traumatic event. Traumatic events may include incidents that involve serious harm to self or others and include accidents, natural disasters, sexual or physical trauma, natural disasters, and violence.[1]

Publisher or Conference

StatPearls

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