Interpersonal Trauma

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The rates of interpersonal traumas (childhood violence and abuse, sexual assault, complex trauma, polytrauma, etc.) are alarming, affecting up to 70 % of the population. Victims are at risk of revictimization and to suffer from a constellation of intra- and interpersonal severe and persistent problems.

To learn more:

Godbout, N., Lussier, Y., & Sabourin, S. (2014). Childhood sexual abuse and subsequent psychological and interpersonal distress: The role of parental support. Child Abuse and Neglect, 38, 317-325.

Briere, J., Godbout, N., & Dias, C. (2015). Cumulative Trauma, Hyperarousal, and Suicidality in the General Population: A Path Snalysis. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 16(2), 153-169.

Hodges, M., Godbout, N., Briere, J., Lanktree, C., Gilbert, A., & Taylor Kletzka, N. (2013). Cumulative trauma and symptom complexity in children: A path analysis. Child Abuse and Neglect, 37, 891-898.