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Trauma and Adversity in the Lives of Children and Adolescents Attending a Mental Health Service

Reay, Rebecca; Raphael, Beverley; Aplin, Velissa; McAndrew, Virginia; Cubis, Jeffery C.; Riordan, Denise M.; Palfrey, Nicola; Preston, Wendy


Although childhood trauma and family adversity can increase vulnerability to serious mental health problems, uncertainty exists about the nature and prevalence in a clinical population. This embedded research aims to establish the prevalence of trauma and adversity in young people seeking help from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). All children, adolescents, and their parents/guardian attending their initial assessment at a CAMHS service were invited to participate in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Children Australia
DOI: 10.1017/cha.2015.20
Access Rights: Open Access


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