Prenatal and Perinatal Trauma Case Formulation: Toward an Evidence-Based Assessment of the Origins of Repetitive Behaviors in Adults by ProQuest

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									Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health 22(3), Spring 2008




Prenatal and Perinatal Trauma Case Formulation:
Toward an Evidence-Based Assessment of the
Origins of Repetitive Behaviors in Adults
B. J. Lyman, PhD
ABSTRACT: Historically, the practice of treating adults for prenatal and perinatal
trauma has consisted of individual practitioners’ modalities that lacked empirical
validation around treatment specificity or efficacy. Yet, their commitment to
understanding the origins of behaviors has provided hope for clients challenged with
life-long problems. This paper describes, based on a review of the literature, a first step
towards integrating prenatal and perinatal psychology theory and practice knowledge
with current case form
								
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