Childhood Trauma and Risk for PTSD: Relationship to Intergenerational Effects of Trauma, Parental PTSD, and Cortisol Excretion

In this full PDF article originally published in Development and Psychopathology in 2001, authors Rachel Yehuda, Sarah Halligan, and Robert Grossman conclude that in intergenerational PTSD (the transmission of PTSD from parent to child), childhood trauma may be an important factor.

The article, “Childhood Trauma and Risk for PTSD:  Relationship to Intergenerational Effects of Trauma, Parental PTSD, and Cortisol Excretion,”  can be accessed by typing the name of the article into Google, scrolling past the abstracts to the PDF version, and downloading the file.

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