What is Trauma?

Posted June 4, 2002
By Casey Family Services
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This five-page report reviews symptoms and treatments associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma. It tells how traumatic events can impact children and offers four recommendations for helping them cope with trauma.  

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Kids, foster care and PTSD: what the research says

Kids in foster care are no strangers to PTSD. For example: 60% of sexually abused kids, 40% of physically abused kids and nearly 20% of non-abused kids in foster care had a PTSD diagnosis, according to one study.