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Children Affected by War and Conflict

Susan C. Mapp

in Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The impact of war and conflict on child non-combatants is examined including the mental health impact and on their education. Girls may also face sexual assault. Children in countries such as ... More


Mental and Physical Health Functioning

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Based on alumni interviews, this chapter reports on the mental and physical health functioning of alumni, thus providing more empirical data about the short-term and long-term functioning of ... More


Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Jacqueline Corcoran

in Mental Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375718
eISBN:
9780199865529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375718.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews the evidence basis for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents. The bulk of the research involves cognitive-behavioral therapy ... More


Developmental Impact

David Finkelhor

in Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines how the impact of victimization changes over the course of childhood. It provides a critique of the dominant traumatic stress model for analyzing victimization impact, ... More


Anxiety, Trauma, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

Wendy B. Smith

in Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 6 presents an overview of anxiety disorders and outlines the specific disorders. Recent research on epidemiology is provided. The psychological and biological aspects of anxiety and ... More


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