Provides basic consumer health information for teens about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); different types of trauma; and risk factors, co-occurring conditions, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD. Includes index and resource information
Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: An Overview.
2: The Brain and Mental Health.
3: The Teen Brain: Six Things to Know.
4: What Is Stress?.
5: What Causes Stress in Teens.
6: Understanding PTSD.
7: PTSD in Children and Adolescents.
8: Understanding Trauma and Its Impact on Mental Health.
9: Trauma and Its Types.
10: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma.
11: Child Abuse and Neglect.
12: Physical Abuse in Children.
13: Emotional and Psychological Abuse in Children.
14: Emotional and Psychological Reactions to Trauma.
15: Sexual Abuse in Children.
16: Sibling Abuse.
18: Teen Dating Violence.
19: Bullying and Cyberbullying.
20: Trauma Associated with School and Community Violence.
21: The Trauma of Parental Incarceration.
22: Effects of Domestic Violence on Children.
23: Pediatric and Medical Trauma.
24: Child Pornography and Online Sexual Exploitation of Children.
25: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Sex Trafficking.
26: Toxic Stress and Trauma Associated with Poverty.
27: Natural-Disaster Survivors and Mental Health.
28: Psychological Impact of Natural Disasters on Children.
29: Terrorist Attacks and Trauma.
30: Complex PTSD.
31: Emotional Eating.
32: Impact of PTSD and Its Responses.
33: Common Responses to Trauma.
35: Trauma Reminders, Anniversaries, and Triggers.
36: Effects of PTSD on Family.
37: Sexual Assault and Its Reactions.
38: Negative Coping and PTSD.
39: PTSD and Sleep.
40: Teen Suicide: A Global Perspective.
41: Populations at Risk.
42: Homeless Youth.
43: Children and Teens of Military and Veteran Families.
44: Substance Use and Risk of PTSD.
45: LGBTQ+ Teens.
46: Marijuana Use and PTSD.
47: Symptoms and Co-occurring Conditions with PTSD.