Research Platform
Issue Date: August 2020
Published Online: August 01, 2020
Updated: July 29, 2020
Sensory Modulation in Children Exposed to Continuous Traumatic Stress
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Article Information
Mental Health / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Sensory Integration and Processing / Basic Research
Research Platform   |   August 01, 2020
Sensory Modulation in Children Exposed to Continuous Traumatic Stress
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411505127. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-RP204C
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411505127. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-RP204C
Abstract

Date Presented 03/27/20

A comparison between children with and without PTS symptoms, found that children with PTS symptoms are at increased risk for sensory processing deficits in various sensory modalities, over and above the core symptoms of PTSD. These results emphasis that sensory processing should be incorporated into the routine evaluation of this population and point to the importance of occupational therapy trauma-informed intervention programs, emphasizing the sensory component of regulation

Primary Author and Speaker: Aviva Yochman

Contributing Authors: Ruth Pat- Horenczyk