This study found that 10 per cent of 14-15 year-olds reported that they had self-harmed in the previous 12 months and 5 per cent had attempted suicide
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The effect of trauma on the brain development of children: Evidence-based principles for supporting the recovery of children in care
An overview of cognitive development in children who have experienced trauma, and principles to support effective practice responses
This paper defines and clarifies what trauma-informed service delivery means in the context of child and family welfare services in Australia
Does life satisfaction improve or decline as people grow older? What happens to people's outlook as they pass through the common events of life?
Paper aims to provide an overview of complex trauma as a concept for classifying a varying range of symptomatology.
Rarely an isolated incident: Acknowledging the interrelatedness of child maltreatment, victimisation and trauma
Experiences of child maltreatment are rarely isolated incidents; different forms of abuse often co-occur, and trauma often develops over time
This paper reviews recent Australian and international research on the long-term effects of child sexual abuse
Examines the prevalence of different life events among Australian adults, and the links between life events and personal wellbeing
This paper will explore the research on detected female offenders who are also victim/survivors of sexual violence.
Life-threatening medical illness, such as cancer, brings to the family a stressful life event that challenges coping and adaptation. Family functioning has been shown to be predictive of psychosocial outcome for family members caring for a dying relative, including adaptation during a subsequent period of bereavement. This article examines Family Focused Grief Therapy, a method of family-centered care based on the use of family therapy for those families at risk of maladaptive outcome. This model has been shown to prevent complicated grief and depressive disorders in bereavement.