UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Publication Date

7-2015

Document Type

Poster

Disciplines

Child Psychology | Mental and Social Health | Mental Disorders | Psychiatry

Abstract

There is a complex and bi-directional relationship between childhood trauma and emotional dysregulation. Childhood trauma is associated with: reduced ability to understand and regulate emotions; mediated by relational/attachment difficulties with caregivers and peers; heightened levels of internalizing and externalizing psychopathology; impaired social functioning beginning in childhood and continuing into adulthood.

Keywords

childhood maltreatment, emotional dysregulation, psychiatric comorbidities, childhood trauma, neurobiology of emotion regulation, maturation, emotional development

Rights and Permissions

Copyright is held by the author(s), with all rights reserved.

Source

Dvir Y, Denietolis B. Childhood Maltreatment, Emotional Regulation, and Psychiatric Comorbidities. American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Annual Colloquium. Boston, MA, July 2015.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

2015 American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Annual Colloquium

Comments

Presented at the 23rd annual American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Annual Colloquium, Boston, July 2015.

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