Trauma - Literature (English)
Beauchaine (2001). Vagal tone, development, & Gray's motivational theory... Ted Beauchaine's
article combining Porges' polyvagal & Gray's motivational theories.
Cannon (1942/1957). "Voodoo" death. Walter Cannon's seminal article on death through the
shock of terror
van der Kolk (& others) Complex Trauma & DESNOS: Assessment & Treatment on assessment
and treatment of DESNOS.
Drescher Abueg 1995 after Hurricane Iniki, on Kauai.
Psychophysiological indicators of PTSD following Iniki
Farley and others Prostitution: Research & Education on prostitution and traumatic stress (PTSD
Freyd and colleagues J.J. Freyd's Trauma, Memory & Betrayal Trauma Research List of articles
on betrayal trauma theory, some with abstracts & full-texts (some are PDF format),
Harrington Therapy for PTSD: Whose Search for Meaning? from the Vietnam Generation Journal,
questions therapists' assumptions concerning PTSD.
Hopenwasser JAMWA, 1998 Dissociative Disorders in Women consequences of violence against
women; 80 referenc
Lasting Bremner (1999) reviews the broad impact of childhood abuse and other
traumas on memory and the hippocampus.Effects of Psychological Trauma on
Memory and the Hippocampus
Levine Memory, Trauma & Healing differentiates between implicit (procedural) and explicit memory in trauma healing.
Levine Trauma: the Vortex of Violence describes emotional trauma as the urge to escape while not being able to.
McNally, Bryant & Ehlers (2003). Does early psychological intervention promote recovery from
posttraumatic stress? Article discusses concerns about debriefing after critical incidents.
Mousa Abdel Aziz PTSD in Children of War PTSD in Palestinian children
Nisbett & Wilson (1977) Telling more than we can know... Article describes difficulties in introspective awareness of cognitive processes
Peniston-Kulkosky Brainwave Neurofeedback Protocol... Full text article by Eugene Peniston on use of EEG biofeedback alpha-theta training as treatment for PTSD and alcoholism
Research on PTSD Diagnosis, Treatment & Etiology A thorough list of citations to published research, with abstracts, relating to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Richter (1957). On the phenomenon of sudden death in animals and man. Curt Richter's description of sudden death as a result of hopelessness
van der Kolk Preface from Traumatic Stress:... edited by van der Kolk, McFarlane & Weisaeth (1996) Preface text provides an overview to Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body and Society.
Van der Kolk & Saporta (1991) Early article on "Biological response to psychic trauma: mechanisms and treatment of intrusion and numbing".
van der Kolk (2001 Hopper & Bessel) on combining clinical knowledge with laborary methods. Exploring the Nature of Traumatic Memory
van der Kolk (2001) discusses the diagnosis and the treatment of DESNOS, a severe form of PTSD. Assessment and Treatment of Complex PTSD
van der Kolk (2001Jim Hopper & Bessel) introduces a standardized method for retrieving traumatic memor Retrieving, Assessing, and Classifying Traumatic Memories
Yorke, 1986 published in the Psychoanalytic Study of the Child. Reflections on The Problem of Psychic Trauma