Trauma Intervention Bibliography (under construction)

Winter 2005 Graduate Seminar
Jennifer J. Freyd & Pamela Birrell
University of Oregon

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Focus books for the course:

Bloom, Sandra. (1997) Creating Sanctuary: toward the evolution of sane societies. Routledge.

Brewin, Chris (2003) Post-traumatic stress disorder: malady or myth? Yale University Press.

Recommended books for this course and your personal library:

Herman, J.L. (1997). Trauma and recovery. Basic Books.

Wison, J.P. & Keane, T.M. (Eds) (2004) Assessing Psychological Trauma and PTSD, Second Edition. Guilford.

Some other books and readings include:

Birrell, P.J. & Freyd, J.J. (in press) Betrayal Trauma: Relational Models of Harm and Healing. Journal of Trauma Practice.

Burstow, B. (2003) Toward a radical understanding of trauma and trauma work. Violence Against Women, 9, 1293-1317.

Cohen JA, Deblinger E, Mannarino AP, Steer R (2004), A multi-site randomized controlled trial for multiply traumatized children with sexual abuse-related PTSD. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43(4):393-402.

Cohen J, Mannarino AP (1996a), A treatment outcome study for sexually abused preschool children: initial findings. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 35(1):42-50.

Cohen JA, Mannarino AP (1996b), Factors that mediate treatment outcome of sexually abused preschool children. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 35(10):1402-1410.

Cohen JA, Mannarino AP (1997), A treatment study for sexually abused preschool children: outcome during a one-year follow-up. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 36(9):1228-1235.

Cohen JA, Mannarino AP (1998a), Factors that mediate treatment outcome of sexually abused preschool children: six- and 12-month follow-up. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 37(1):44-51.

Cohen JA, Mannarino AP (1998b), Interventions for sexually abused children: initial treatment findings. Child Maltreat 3(1):17-26.

Cohen JA, Mannarino AP (2000), Predictors of treatment outcome in sexually abused children. Child Abuse Negl 24(7):983-994.

Cohen JA, Mannarino AP, Deblinger E (2001), Child and Parent Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Treatment Manual. Philadelphia: Drexel University College of Medicine (available from authors).

Cohen JA, Mannarino AP, Knudsen K (in press b), Treating sexually abused children: One year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. Child Abuse Negl.

Deblinger E, Heflin AH (1996), Treating Sexually Abused Children and Their Nonoffending Parents: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.

Deblinger E, Lippmann J, Steer R (1996), Sexually abused children suffering posttraumatic stress symptoms: initial treatment outcome findings. Child Maltreat 1:310-321.

Deblinger E, Stauffer LB, Steer RA (2001), Comparative efficacies of supportive and cognitive behavioral group therapies for young children who have been sexually abused and their nonoffending mothers. Child Maltreat 6(4):332-343.

Deblinger E, Steer R, Lippman J (1999), Two-year follow-up study of cognitive behavioral therapy for sexually abused children suffering post-traumatic stress symptoms. Child Abuse Negl 23(12):1371-1378.

Downing J, Jenkins SJ, Fisher GL (1988), A comparison of psychodynamic and reinforcement treatment with sexually abused children. Elementary School Guidance and Counseling 22:291-298.

King NJ, Tonge BJ, Mullen P et al. (2000), Treating sexually abused children with posttraumatic stress symptoms: a randomized clinical trial. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39(11):1347-1355 [see comment].

Trowell J, Kolvin I, Weeramanthri T et al. (2002), Psychotherapy for sexually abused girls: psychopathological outcome findings and patterns of change. [Published erratum Br J Psychiatry 180:553.] Br J Psychiatry 180:234-247.

From Rose:

V. Sinason (2002) (Ed.), Attachment, Trauma, and Multiplicity: Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder. New York: Taylor & Francis.

Maldonado, J. R., Butler, L. D., & Spiegel, D. (1998). Treatments for dissociative disorders. In P. E. Nathan & J. M. Gordon (Eds.), A Guide to treatments that work (pp. 423-446). New York: Oxford University Press.

Trauma and Sexuality: The Effects of Childhood Sexual, Physical, and Emotional Abuse on Sexual Identity and Behavior by James A., MD Chu, Elizabeth S., Md. Bowman (

Rebuilding Shattered Lives : The Responsible Treatment of Complex Post-Traumatic and Dissociative Disorders by James A. Chu (

Subversive Dialogues: Theory In Feminist Therapy by Laura Brown

Child Abuse Trauma: Theory and Treatment of the Lasting Effects (Interpersonal Violence:The Practice Series) by John Briere

Miller, D. (1996) Challenging self-harm through transformation of the trauma story. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity. Vol 3(3) 1996, 213-227.

Peters, L.G. (1994). Rites of passage and the borderline syndrome: Perspectives in transpersonal anthropology. Anthropology of Consciousness, 5(1), 1-15.

From Lisa:

Treating Sexually Abused Children and Their Nonoffending Parents : A Cognitive Behavioral Approach (Interpersonal Violence: The Practice Series) by Esther Deblinger, Anne Hope Heflin

Friedrich, W. N. (2002). Psychological assessment of sexually abused children and their families. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Bisson, J. I. (2003). Single-session early psychological interventions following traumatic events. Clinical Psychology Review, 23(3), 481-499.

Bisson, J.I., McFarlane, A.C., & Rose, S. (2000). Psychological debriefing. In E.B. Foa, T.M. Keane, & M.J. Friedman (Eds.), Effective treatments for PTSD: Practice guidelines from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. (pp. 317-320). New York: Guilford Press.

Abney, V.D. (2002). Cultural competency in the field of child maltreatment. In J.E.B. Myers, L. Berliner, J. Briere, C.T. Hendrix, C. Jenny, & T. A. Reid (Eds.), The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children handbook on child maltreatment (2nd ed.), (pp. 477-486). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Kolko's stuff might round out the Cohen readings a bit. I haven't read this book since prelims. From what I recall, it was useful and easy to read...nothing incredibly new for me, but perhaps helpful for other clinical folks. This from my prelim list:

Kolko, D.J., & Swenson, C.C. (2002). A comprehensive individual and family cognitive-behavioral therapy model. In D.J. Kolko & C.C. Swenson, Assessing and treating physically abused children and their families (pp. 76-91). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Kolko, D.J., & Swenson, C.C. (2002). Initial treatment considerations. In D.J. Kolko & C.C. Swenson, Assessing and treating physically abused children and their families (pp. 92-119). Thousand Oaks,
CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Kolko, D.J., & Swenson, C.C. (2002). Promoting children's effective coping and social competence. In D.J. Kolko & C.C. Swenson, Assessing and treating physically abused children and their families (pp. 172-196). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Kolko, D.J., & Swenson, C.C. (2002). Treatment outcome studies:Clinical and research implications. In D.J. Kolko & C.C. Swenson, Assessing and treating physically abused children and their families (pp. 34-52). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.


From Carolyn:

Bolen, R. M. (2003). "Child sexual abuse: Prevention or promotion?" Social Work, 48(2), 174-185.

Bryant, R. A. (2000). Cognitive behavioral therapy of violence-related posttraumatic stress disorder. Aggression & Violent Behavior, 5(1), 79-97.

Bryant, R. A., Moulds, M. L., & Nixon, R. V. D. (2003). Cognitive behaviour therapy of acute stress disorder: a four year follow-up. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 41, 489-494.

Ehlers, A., Clark, D. M. (2003). Early psychological interventions for adult survivors of trauma: A review. Biological Psychiatry, 53(9), 817-826.

Foa, E. B. (2000). Psychosocial treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 61(Suppl 5), 43-51.

Foa, E. B., Davidson, J. R. T., Frances, A., Culpepper, L., Ross, R., Ross, D. (Eds.). The expert consensus guideline series: Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 60(Suppl 16), 4-76.

Foa, E. B., Hearst-Ikeda, D., Perry, K. J. (1995). Evaluation of a brief cognitive-behavioral program for the prevention of chronic PTSD in recent assault victims. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 63(6), 948-955.

Geeraert, L., Van den Noortgate, W., Grietens, H., & Onghena, P. (2004). The Effects of Early Prevention Programs for Families With Young Children At Risk for Physical Child Abuse and Neglect: A Meta-Analysis. Child Maltreatment, 9(3), 277-291.

Gershater-Molko, R. M., J. R. Lutzker, et al. (2003). Project SafeCare: Improving health, safety, and parenting skills in families reported for, and at-risk for child maltreatment. Journal of Family Violence, 18(6), 377-386.

Guterman, N. B.(1999). Enrollment strategies in early home visitation to prevent physical child abuse and neglect and the "Universal versus targeted" debate: A meta-analysis of population-based and screening-based programs. Child Abuse & Neglect, 23(9), 863-890.

Hembree, E. A., Street, G. P., Riggs, D. S., & Foa, E. B. (2004). Do Assault-Related Variables Predict Response to Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for PTSD? Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72(3), 531-534.

Litz, B. T., Gray, M. J., Bryant, R. A., Adler, A. B. (2002). Early intervention for trauma: Current status and future directions. Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, 9(2), 112-134.

Renk, K., Liljequist, L., Steinberg, A., Bosco, G., Phares, V. (2002). Prevention of child sexual abuse: Are we doing enough? Trauma Violence & Abuse, 3(1), 68-84.

Resick, P. A., Nishith, P., & Griffin, M. G. (2003). How well does cognitive-behavioral therapy treat symptoms of complex PTSD? An examination of child sexual abuse survivors within a clinical trial. CNS Spectrums, 8(5), 342-351.

Ross, G., & O'Carroll, P. (2004). Cognitive behavioural psychotherapy intervention in childhood sexual Abuse: Identifying new directions from the literature. Child Abuse Review, 13(1), 51-64.

Sabol, W. J., C. J. Coulton, et al. (2004). Building community capacity for violence prevention. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 19(3), 322-340.

Saunders, B. E., Berliner, L., & Hanson, R.F. (Eds.). (2004). Child Physical and Sexual Abuse: Guidelines for Treatment (Revised Report: April 26, 2004). Charleston, SC:, National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center. (see

Stauffer, L. B., Deblinger, E. (1996). Cognitive behavioral groups for nonoffending mothers and their young sexually abused children: A preliminary treatment outcome study. Child Maltreatment, 1(1), 65-76.

Taylor, T. L., Chemtob, C. M. (2004). Efficacy of treatment for child and adolescent traumatic stress. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 158, 786-791

Wheatley, M., J. Plant, et al. (2004). Clozapine treatment of adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder and psychotic symptoms. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 24(2), 167-173.

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