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Routledge Trauma and Abuse journals address the psychological, neurobiological, and sociological impact of all forms of trauma and abuse affecting children and adults, including sexual abuse, loss and bereavement, violence in the workplace or in schools, medical trauma, and Intimate partner violence (IPV).

Published in partnership with prestigious societies and organisations including the National Organization for the Treatment of Abuse and the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, these journals contribute vital insights to the interdisciplinary field of trauma studies, blending theory, research, practice, and policy.

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Read on to discover sample articles from our featured titles and explore full details on contributing your article. 

Article Author(s) Journal
Gendered Perceptions of Sexual Abuse: Investigating the Effect of Offender, Victim and Observer Gender on the Perceived Seriousness of Child Sexual Abuse Olivia Banton & Keon West Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
Treating posttraumatic stress disorder remotely with cognitive therapy for PTSD Jennifer Wild, Emma Warnock-Parkes, Hannah Murray, Alice Kerr, Graham Thew, Nick Grey, David M. Clark & Anke Ehlers European Journal of Psychotraumatology
Deny, Attack, and Reverse Victim and Offender (DARVO): What Is the Influence on Perceived Perpetrator and Victim Credibility? Sarah Harsey & Jennifer J. Freyd Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma
What Mindfulness can learn about Dissociation and what Dissociation can learn from Mindfulness Chrisine Forner Journal of Trauma & Dissociation
Knowledge, Attitudes, Anxiety, and Coping Strategies of Students during COVID-19 Pandemic Erick T. Baloran Journal of Loss and Trauma
Reaction to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Influence of Meaning in Life, Life Satisfaction, and Assumptions on World Orderliness and Positivity Jerzy Trzebiński, Maciej Cabański & Jolanta Zuzanna Czarnecka Journal of Loss and Trauma
A Longitudinal Study of Gun Violence Attitudes: Role of Childhood Aggression and Exposure to Violence Amanda B. Nickerson, Shannon Shisler, Rina D. Eiden, Jamie M. Ostrov, Pamela Schuetze, Stephanie A. Godleski & Alan M. Delmerico Journal of School Violence
The impact of disrupted caregiving for juvenile sexual offenders Miranda H. Sitney & Keith L. Kaufman Journal of Sexual Aggression

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