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Message ID: 8395
Date: 2010-02-15

Author:terry

Subject:Re: Parents' Trauma and Bonding

This discussion is quite valuable, as many parents in war zones and natural disasters may struggle with attachment issues. The issue of the long term consequences of transgenerational (perhaps a way past the confusion implied in 'inter" generational transmission) issues of insecure attachment would be of great interest. I would welcome any resources both in response to the original question about the effects of parental trauma on bonding and attachment and on the transgenerational and long term effects of growing up with a traumatized parent. Thank you. Terry Carrilio Ph.D. Emeritus,San Diego State University School of Social Work cdeyss@preventchildabuseny.org wrote: > Primarilly interested in parents' childhood trauma/ACEs in relation to > bonding/attachment with their own children. > But research on adult trauma, e.g. PTSD in relation to > bonding/attachment would also be of interest. > > Thank you, > Christine Deyss > Prevent Child Abuse New York > >> Do you mean unresolved childhood trauma and/or or unresolved ACEs? >> Are you referring to transgenerational transmission of unresolved >> childhood trauma and/or unresolved insecure attachment? If so, I >> would myself be very interested in the state-of-the-art on this. By >> the way, some authors use the term intergenerational transmission, >> but in my view (I am not a native speaker though) this would imply a >> two-way transmission rather than transmission from the 'parent >> generation' to the 'child generation' and so on (until the cycle is >> broken). >> >> Thank you. >> Kind regards, >> Jan CM Willems >> >> Children's Rights and Human Development >> Maastricht University, The Netherlands >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: bounce-5286733-11251060@list.cornell.edu >> [mailto:bounce-5286733-11251060@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of >> Christine Deyss >> Sent: vrijdag 12 februari 2010 23:19 >> To: Child Maltreatment Researchers >> Subject: Parents' Trauma and Bonding >> >> Could anyone direct me to research on how trauma in a parent affects >> their ability to bond with their own children? >> >> Thank you, >> -- >> Christine Deyss >> Executive Director >> Prevent Child Abuse New York, Inc. >> 518-445-1273 >> www.preventchildabuseny.org > >

This discussion is quite valuable, as many parents in war zones and natural disasters may struggle with attachment issues. The issue of the long term consequences of transgenerational (perhaps a way past the confusion implied in 'inter" generational transmission) issues of insecure attachment would be of great interest. I would welcome any resources both in response to the original question about the effects of parental trauma on bonding and attachment and on the transgenerational and long term effects of growing up with a traumatized parent. Thank you. Terry Carrilio Ph.D. Emeritus,San Diego State University School of Social Work cdeysspreventchildabuseny.org wrote: > Primarilly interested in parents' childhood trauma/ACEs in relation to > bonding/attachment with their own children. > But research on adult trauma, e.g. PTSD in relation to > bonding/attachment would also be of interest. > > Thank you, > Christine Deyss > Prevent Child Abuse New York > >> Do you mean unresolved childhood trauma and/or or unresolved ACEs? >> Are you referring to transgenerational transmission of unresolved >> childhood trauma and/or unresolved insecure attachment? If so, I >> would myself be very interested in the state-of-the-art on this. By >> the way, some authors use the term intergenerational transmission, >> but in my view (I am not a native speaker though) this would imply a >> two-way transmission rather than transmission from the 'parent >> generation' to the 'child generation' and so on (until the cycle is >> broken). >> >> Thank you. >> Kind regards, >> Jan CM Willems >> >> Children's Rights and Human Development >> Maastricht University, The Netherlands >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: bounce-5286733-11251060list.cornell.edu >> [mailto:bounce-5286733-11251060list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of >> Christine Deyss >> Sent: vrijdag 12 februari 2010 23:19 >> To: Child Maltreatment Researchers >> Subject: Parents' Trauma and Bonding >> >> Could anyone direct me to research on how trauma in a parent affects >> their ability to bond with their own children? >> >> Thank you, >> -- >> Christine Deyss >> Executive Director >> Prevent Child Abuse New York, Inc. >> 518-445-1273 >> www.preventchildabuseny.org > >