Reading List: Child Trauma and the Developing Brain

DeBellis M, Baum AS, Birmaher B, Keshavan M, Eccard CH, Boring, AM, Jenkins FJ, Ryan N. (1999) Developmental Traumatology Part I and II: Biological Stress Systems. Society of Biological Psychiatry 45:1259-1270 (Part I) 1271-1284 (Part II)

DeBellis MD, Putnam FW. (1994) The psychobiology of childhood maltreatment. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 3:663-677.

Charney DS, Deutch AY, Krystal JH, Southwick SM, Davis M. (1993) Psychobiologic mechanisms of posttraumatic stress disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 50:294-305.

Cohen J, Perel J, DeBellis, M, Friedman, M, and Putnam, F. (2002) Treating traumatized children: Clinical implications of the psychobiology of posttraumatic stress disorder. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 3(2), 91-108. doi:10.1177/15248380020032001

Ornitz E, Pynoos R. (1989) Startle modulation in children with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 146:866-870.

Perry BD, Pollard RA, Blakely TL, Baker WL, Vigilante D. (1995) Childhood trauma, the neurobiology of adaptation and use-dependent development of the brain: How ‘states’ become ‘traits.’ Infant Mental Health Journal, 16:271-291.

Perry BD. (1994) Neurobiological sequelae of childhood trauma. Post-traumatic stress disorders in children. In M Murberg (Ed.), Catecholamine function in post-traumatic stress disorder: Emerging concepts, Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Press, 233-255.

Pynoos RS, Steinberg AM, Ornitz EM, Goenjian AK. (1997) Issues in the developmental neurobiology of traumatic stress. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 821:176-1993. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48278.x

Van der Kolk B. (1997) The body keeps the score: Approaches to the psychobiology of posttraumatic stress disorder. In BAS van der Kolk, AC McFarlane, L Weisaeth (Eds.) Traumatic Stress: The effects of overwhelming experience on mind, body and society, Guilford Press, New York, 214-241.

ver Ellen P, van Kammen. (1990) The biological findings in post-traumatic stress disorder: A review. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 20:1789-1821. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.1990.tb01512.x