Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 June 2012

350 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199783090

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Trauma, Psychopathology, and Violence

Causes, Consequences, or Correlates?

Cathy Spatz Widom

American Psychopathological Association

  • One of the few works that examines the interrelationships among all three phenomena --trauma, psychopathology, and violence
  • Chapter authors engage in serious attempts to disentangle causes, consequences of correlations in these relationships
  • The volume is broad and comprehensive in its coverage, from biological to cultural factors
  • There is a focus on different types of traumas and traumas occurring at different developmental stages and in different context
  • Several chapters present new and controversial findings

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