Traumatic Stress Among Violence Exposed Youth


Associate Professor Michael Lynch

Department: Psychology

Funding Source: National Institute of Mental Health

Period of Funding: April 1, 2006-March 31, 2012

Award Total: $135,017

This proposed research has two overarching goals. The first goal is to document the impact of exposure to violence in different contexts (home, neighborhood, and school) on traumatic stress reactions in children. The second goal is to examine additional signs of functional impairment in children exposed to violence.