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Embattled Childhoods May Be the Real Trauma for Soldiers With PTSD

New research on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in soldiers challenges popular assumptions about the origins and trajectory of PTSD. ... More>

Observer Article

Changing the Way Child Abuse Is Investigated

Leading questions are discouraged in the courtroom, but they may be the best method for getting children to disclose discomforting information, says James McKeen Cattell Fellow Gail S. Goodman. ... More>

Lindsay Malloy

Florida International University, USA What does your research focus on? My research focuses on such questions as, what do children say about the past and why? What factors influence […]... More>

A new twist on child abuse

Charles Dickens’ 1838 novel Oliver Twist has been called a textbook case of child abuse. The young hero is beaten again and again, locked up in the dark, and starved—for […]... More>

Differences in Recovered Memories of Childhood Sexual Abuse

When a child experiences a traumatic event, such as sexual abuse, it may not be until well into adulthood that they remember the incident. It is not known how adults […]... More>