Year: 1999 Source: Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, v.12, no.3, (July-September 1999), p.110-117 SIEC No: 20041083

This article provides an historical overview of posttraumatic stress disorder. The case of a nine-year-old girl, diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder after witnessing the murder-suicide of her parents, is discussed in detail. (14 refs)