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This article focuses on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder that is largely overlooked in the counseling field and literature, specifically in children and adolescents. Etiology, treatment options, and the course in which the disorder manifests itself holds great importance in understanding the grave effects these traumatic events have on youth. This article is the beginning attempt to begin to understand how children exhibits symptoms of PTSD in order to work collaboratively with those involved in the child’s life before it develops into a chronic maladaptive state.

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Beals, K. R., & Scott, D. A. (2012). Neglect, Physical and Sexual Abuse: A Look at Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescents, Michigan Journal of Counseling, 39(1), 31-38. doi:10.22237/mijoc/1325376180





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