Topic: Disasters, terror and stress management

Posttraumatic growth in children and their parents after traumatic experiences

2011 This project has been completed 2014

Project Manager

  • Jensen, Tine

    Jensen, Tine

    Research Professor/ Associate professor, Universit / PhD Psychology

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Project Members

Main objective

Improve our understanding of the after-effects of traumatic events, focusing on growth and positive change.


Existing data from the tsunami study and the TF-CBT study will be used.


Glad, K. A., Jensen, T. K., Holt, T., & Ormhaug, S. M. (2013). Exploring self-perceived growth in a clinical sample of severely traumatized youth. International Journal of Child Abuse & Neglect, 37(5), 331-342. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.02.007

Siqveland, J., Hafstad, G. S., & Tedeschi, R. G. (2012). Posttraumatic Growth in Parents After a Natural Disaster. Journal of loss & trauma, 17(6), 536-544. doi:10.1080/15325024.2012.678778