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Published: 14 June 2012

350 Pages


ISBN: 9780199783090

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Trauma, Psychopathology, and Violence

Causes, Correlates, or Consequences?

Cathy Spatz Widom

American Psychopathological Association

  • Few scholars have examined 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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