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Addendum to a case of traumatic neurosis: consideration of family dynamics.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7417927     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The previously reported case of a youmg boy who had experienced a severe trauma is reviewed. The initial report had described the concepts of psychic trauma and traumatic neurosis and had conceptualized the case in terms of these concepts. In this second report, an addendum to the first, the later reassessment of the case is reported and important contributory family dynamics are identified. It is concluded that the importance of the concept of traumatic neurosis with its emphasis on the inner world of the child, must leave the diagnostician ever aware of the inner worlds of the parents and to the dynamics of family life.
G MacLean
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0706-7437     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1980 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-12-18     Completed Date:  1980-12-18     Revised Date:  2007-08-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7904187     Medline TA:  Can J Psychiatry     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  506-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Attitude to Death
Family Therapy
Parent-Child Relations*
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic / psychology*

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