Trauma Center Publications

Provided below are links to pre-print and publication versions of recent and classic research and clinical publications by Bessel van der Kolk and his colleagues from the Trauma Center. Unless otherwise specified, these manuscripts may be downloaded or printed for individual use, as well as limited group distribution in the context of classroom teaching in recognized undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate education settings. All other forms of bulk distribution or reproduction, including posting of these articles on public or private websites, is strictly prohibited. Sale of these publications is strictly prohibited. Unless otherwise specified within the body of a particular publication, all requests for article reproduction, including in edited books, educational syllabi packets, or web-based compendia, should be directed to Dr. Joseph Spinazzola, Executive Director of the Trauma Center:

Trauma and Violence Treatment Outcome and Program Evaluation Research

Developmental Trauma Disorder

Treatment of Child & Adolescent Complex Trauma in Residential Care Settings: Articles by Trauma Center and JRI Faculty Featured in 2013 Special Issue of the Journal of Family Violence.

The final publication version of each article above is available at CLICK HERE.

Yoga Articles

Other Recent Articles

Articles Featured in the Psychiatric Annals
Special Issue on Child Complex Trauma

Articles Featured in the Journal of Traumatic Stress
Special Issue on Complex Trauma

Classic Articles

The following two articles (in one PDF file) can be used to earn continuing medical education (CME) credits through The Hatherleigh Company. They are Lesson Numbers 25 & 26 from Directions in Psychiatry, 2001, Volume 21.

Trauma Center Research & Services in the News


NEW! Downloadable PDF version of the TAQ with scoring instructions now available and in the public domain


TRAUMA CENTER IN THE NEWS: Suffolk University and the Trauma Center at JRI Receive $3 Million National Child Traumatic Stress Network Grant


TRAUMA CENTER IN THE NEWS: Dr. Spinazzola and JRI Residential Programs Featured in New England Psychology


TRAUMA CENTER IN THE NEWS: JRI Opens New Therapeutic Group Home for Young Children Effected by Trauma


Downloadable e-course: Healing Trauma Through Yoga


Online Registration for the Distance Certificate Program NOW OPEN


Books by Trauma Center Faculty and Colleagues available on