Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD, is the Director of the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress, and the Associate Director of Behavioral Research at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Posttraumatic stress disorder
Medically-related traumatic stress
Parent and child reactions to injury and medical emergency
Auerbach, M., Butler, L., Myers, S. R., Donoghue, A., & Kassam-Adams, N. (2021). Implementing family presence during pediatric resuscitations in the Emergency Department: Family-centered care and trauma-informed care best practices. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 47(5), 689-692. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2021.07.003
Kassam-Adams, N, Kenardy JA, Delahanty, DL, Marsac, ML, Meiser-Stedman, R, Nixon, RDV, Landolt, MA, & Palmieri, PA. (2020). Development of an international data repository and research resource: The Prospective studies of Acute Child Trauma and Recovery (PACT/R) Data Archive. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11 (1); 1729025. doi: 10.1080/20008198.2020.1729025
Kassam-Adams, N. and Olff, M. (2020). Editorial: Embracing data sharing, preservation, and re-use in traumatic stress research. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11:1, 1739885. doi: 10.1080/20008198.2020.1739885,
Kassam-Adams, N & Butler, L. (2017). What do clinicians caring for children need to know about pediatric medical traumatic stress and the ethics of trauma-informed approaches? AMA Journal of Ethics, 19 (8): 793-801. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2017.19.08.pfor1-1708.
Kassam-Adams, N & Marsac, ML. (2016). Brief practical screeners in English and Spanish for acute posttraumatic stress symptoms in children. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 29 (6):483-490. doi: 10.1002/jts.22141 PMID: 27923266
Kassam-Adams, N., Marsac, ML, Kohser, K, Kenardy, J, March, S, & Winston, F. (2016). Pilot randomized controlled trial of a novel web-based intervention to prevent posttraumatic stress in children following medical events. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 41: 138-148. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsv057 PMID: 26089554
Kassam-Adams, N., Marsac, ML, García-España, JF, & Winston, F. (2015). Evaluating predictive screening for post-injury mental health in injured children: New data and a replication. European Journal of Psychotraumatology 6: 29313 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/ejpt.v6.29313. PMID: 26673453
Kassam-Adams, N, Rzucidlo, S, Campbell, M, Good, G, Bonifacio, E, Slouf, K, Schneider, S, McKenna, C, Hanson, C, & Grather, D. (2015). Nurses’ views and current practice of trauma-informed pediatric nursing care. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 30: 478-484. PMID: 25481863
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