Eva Alisic

Dr. Eva Alisic is a psychologist and research fellow at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, with an interest in emergency care. She helps professionals and parents to support children after traumatic events such as car accidents, disaster, and violence. She blogs at www.trauma-recovery.net.


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Approximately 1 in 6 children develop PTSD after trauma exposure

How many children develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after a traumatic experience such as an assault, a car crash, war or disaster? William Yule, one of the godfathers of child traumatic stress research, once pointed out that rates reported in separate studies varied from 0 to 100%. So what is on average the rate [read the full story…]