Typically, complex trauma exposure involves the simultaneous or sequential occurrence of child maltreatment—including psychological maltreatment, neglect, physical and sexual abuse, and domestic violence—that is chronic, begins in early childhood, and occurs within the primary caregiving system.Exposure to these initial traumatic experiences—and the resulting emotional dysregulation and the loss of safety, direction, and the ability to detect or respond to danger cues—often sets off a chain of events leading to subsequent or repeated trauma exposure in adolescence and adulthood.Atoms containing this unstable combination regain stability by shedding radioactive energy, hence the term radioisotope.The process of shedding the excess radioactive energy is called radioactive decay.Consult an NCTSN reading list of research on community and school violence.Back to Top The term complex trauma describes the problem of children's exposure to multiple or prolonged traumatic events and the impact of this exposure on their development.Click here for more NCTSN resources on complex trauma.
It may include brutal acts such as shootings, rapes, stabbings, and beatings.
Odom called back and offered a correction: twenty-two hundred Soviet missiles had been launched.
Brzezinski decided not to wake up his wife, preferring that she die in her sleep. My book “Command and Control” explores how the systems devised to govern the use of nuclear weapons, like all complex technological systems, are inherently flawed.
Different isotopes of the same element have the same number of protons in their atomic nuclei but differing numbers of neutrons.
They can also be defined as atoms that contain an unstable combination of neutrons and protons.