ICD-11 PTSD and Complex PTSD among children and adolescents

  • Vang, Maria Louison (Co-PI)
  • Pihl-Thingvad, Jesper (Co-PI)
  • Soenderbo Andersen, Lars Peter (Project participant)
  • Biering, Karin (Project participant)
  • Linnet, Jakob (Project participant)
  • Shevlin, Mark (Project participant)
  • Hyland, Philip (Project participant)

Project: Research

Project Details


Childhood trauma-exposure is one of the strongest predictors of ICD-11 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD (CPTSD). It is important to discover childhood traumatization and deliver appropriate interventions to prevent the development of trauma-related mental health disorders.

- To develop, translate and validate valid measures of ICD-11 PTSD and CPTSD among children and adolescents

Data from clinical assessments in the Danish Children Centers from different age groups are used for validation of the International Trauma Questionnaire – Children and Adolescent version and the Darryl Cartoon Measure for ICD-11 PTSD and CPTSD
Effective start/end date01/01/202231/12/2025

Collaborative partners

  • Ulster University (Project partner) (lead)
  • Regional Hospital West Jutland (Project partner)
  • Aarhus University
  • University Research Clinic
  • National College of Ireland
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • Maynooth University (Project partner)


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