Overview of Trauma and Health
  • Anda, R. F., Brown, D. W., Felitti, V. J., Bremner, J. D., Dube, S. R., & Giles, W. H. (2007). Adverse childhood experiences and prescribed psychotropic medications in adults. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 32(5), 389-394 [click here].

  • Anda, R. F., Dong, M., Brown, D. W., Felitti, V. J., Giles, W. H., Perry, G. S., et al. (2009). The relationship of adverse childhood experiences to a history of premature death of family members. BMC Public Health, 9, 106 [click here].

  • Danese, A., Pariante, C. M., Caspi, A., Taylor, A., & Poulton, R. (2007). Childhood maltreatment predicts adult inflammation in a life-course study. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A, 104(4), 1319-1324 [click here].

  • Groer, M. W., Thomas, S. P., Evans, G. W., Helton, S., & Weldon, A. (2006). Inflammatory effects and immune system correlates of rape. Violence and Victims, 21(6), 796-808 [click here].

  • Hillis, S. D., Anda, R. F., Dube, S. R., Felitti, V. J., Marchbanks, P. A., & Marks, J. S. (2004). The association between adverse childhood experiences and adolescent pregnancy, long-term psychosocial consequences, and fetal death. Pediatrics, 113(2), 320-327 [click here].

  • Kendall-Tackett, K. A. (2009). Psychological trauma and physical health: A psychoneuroimmunology approach to etiology of negative heatlh effects and possible interventions. Psychological Trauma, 1(1), 35-48 [click here].

  • Kendall-Tackett, K. A., & Klest, B. (2009). Causal mechanism and multidirectional pathways between trauma, dissociation, and health. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 10, 129-134 [click here].

  • Kendall-Tackett, K. A. (2008). Inflammation and traumatic stress: A likely mechanism for chronic illness in trauma survivors. Trauma Psychology, 3(2), 12-14 [click here].

  • Kendall-Tackett, K. A. (2004). Exciting discoveries on the health effects of family violence: Where we are, where we need to go. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 19(9), 1-7 [click here].

  • Kendall-Tackett, K. A. (2002). The health effects of childhood abuse: Four pathways by which abuse can influence health. Child Abuse & Neglect, 6/7, 715-730 [click here].

  • Kendall-Tackett, K. A. (2000). The long-term health effects of victimization. Joining Forces, 5(1), 1-4 [click here].  

  • Kendall-Tackett, K. A., Marshall, R., & Ness, K. E. (2000). Victimization, healthcare use and health maintenance. Family Violence & Sexual Assault Bulletin, 16, 18-21 [click here].

Reports from U.S. National and International Organizations

  • Middlebrooks, J. S., & Audage, N. C. (2008). The effects of childhood stress on health across the lifespan. Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [click here].

  • Tjaden, P., & Thoennes, N. (2000). Extent, nature, and consequences of intimat partner violence: Findings from the National Violence against Women Survey: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice [click here].

  • UNICEF. (2006). Excluded and invisible: The state of the world's children 2006: United Nations Children's Fund [click here].

  • WHO, & ISPCAN. (2006). Preventing child maltreatment: A guide to taking action and generating evidence: World Health Organization and International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect [click here].

  • WHO. (2002). World report on violence and health. Geneva: World Health Organization [click here].
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