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A curated collection of Books, Videos, Articles and more to educate consumers, caregivers and professionals about Complex Trauma.



New Research Differentiates a Complex Trauma Diagnosis for Adults from Borderline Personality Disorder

March 17, 2019

For decades the psychiatric diagnostic system in the United States has placed adults struggling with chronic mental health issues as a result of complex trauma in a limited number of narrowly defined boxes. Most prevalent among these is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Decades after its establishment as an important diagnosis, at its worst PTSD can…

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When Nowhere is Safe: New Findings from the Developmental Trauma Disorder National Field Trial on Complex Childhood Trauma

March 16, 2019

In a recent International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies blog entitled “When Nowhere is Safe: Traumatic Origins of Developmental Trauma Disorder,” Drs. Joseph Spinazzola and Julian Ford highlight findings from the two recently published lead studies of the Developmental Trauma Disorder national field trials. Their research provides the first data that explicitly substantiates the existence…

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Book- How Little Coyote Found His Secret Strength

December 3, 2018

From a highly regarded new series, this illustrated children’s book explores the effects of chronic emotional abuse on children and shares pathways to resilience. Help for parents and caregivers on how to support children impacted by bullying and other maltreatment includes educational information for parents and caregivers on how to support children impacted by bullying…

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