What is it about?

We retrospectively evaluated the prevalence of childhood trauma and types of trauma in Colombia.

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Why is it important?

In Colombia, 99.8% of the evaluated sample presented events of trauma during childhood. The repercussions on the mental health of Colombia are not yet clear, but public policies should be created to reduce exposure to these events.


The implications of these widespread childhood traumatic events in Colombia must be greatly affecting the mental health of Colombians.

Pablo Medina
Fundacion Universitaria Konrad Lorenz

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This page is a summary of: Validation of the Early Trauma Inventory Self Report-Short Form and trauma prevalence in Colombia., Psychological Trauma Theory Research Practice and Policy, July 2021, American Psychological Association (APA), DOI: 10.1037/tra0001008.
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