Relevance of Functional Emotion Regulation Processes for Sustaining Mental Health After History of Early Psychological TraumaJulia Holl* and Sven Barnow
Department for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Heidelberg, Institute of Psychology, Heidelberg, Germany
- *Corresponding Author:
- Julia Holl
Department for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
University of Heidelberg, Institute of Psychology
Hauptstrasse 47-51, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: Mar 14, 2017 Accepted Date: Apr 04, 2017 Published Date: Apr 06, 2017
Citation: Holl J, Barnow S (2017) Relevance of Functional Emotion Regulation Processes for Sustaining Mental Health After History of Early Psychological Trauma. J Trauma Treat 6: 369. doi:10.4172/2167-1222.1000369
Copyright: © 2017 Holl J, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the creative commons attribution license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
It is well evidenced that exposure to early psychological trauma in childhood or adolescence represents a substantial risk factor for an adult psychopathological development. In particular, so called type II trauma events, i.e. repeated or chronic interpersonal traumatic experiences like emotional, physical, sexual abuse, and physical, emotional neglect are associated with the development of a wide range of mental disorders.