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​Sven Schild, PhD, TCC


Dr. Schild's research has been cited in the following publications:

  • Anderson, M., Ziedonis, D., & Najavits, L. (2014). Posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder comorbidity among individuals with physical disabilities: Findings from the national comorbidity survey replicationJournal of Traumatic Stress. 27(2):182-91. doi: 10.1002/jts.21894.
  • Anderson, M. L., Leigh, I. W., & Samar, V. J. (2011). Intimate partner violence against Deaf women: A review. Aggression & Violent Behavior, 16(3), 200-206. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2011.02.00
  • Berger, R., Gelkopf, M., Versano-Mor, K., & Shpigelman, C. (2015). Impact of Exposure to Potentially Traumatic Events on Individuals With Intellectual Disability. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 120(2), 176-188. doi: 
  • Crowe, T (2015). Domestic violence services for the Deaf community. Journal of the American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association. Vol 49(2), pp. 102-119.
  • Dalenberg, C. J., Glaser, D., & Alhassoon, O. M. (2012). Statistical support for subtypes in posttraumatic stress disorder: The how and why of subtype analysis. Depression & Anxiety, 1-8. doi: 10.1002/da.21926
  • Fellinger, M., & Fellinger, J. (2014). Gehörlose Patienten im psychiatrischen Kontext[Deaf patients in psychiatry]. Neuropsychiatrie: Klinik, Diagnostik, Therapie und Rehabilitation, 28(1), 19-26. doi:10.1007/s40211-013-0088-0
  • Glickman, N. & Pollard, R. (2013). Deaf mental health research: Where we've been and where we hope to go. In N. Glickman (Ed.). Deaf Mental Health Care (pp.358-387).  New York, NY, Taylor & Francis.
  • Gwinn, B. (2013). Exploring the Phenomenological Experience of Child Sexual Abuse in Deaf Women through the Creation of a Sandtray World.  Doctoral Dissertation,  The Catholic University of America. 
  • Harvey, M. A. (2013). Trauma informed care with deaf persons (with by proxy assitance from supreme court justice Sotomayor). JADARA, 47(2), 204-218.
  • Hays, P. A. (2016) Addressing cultural complexities in practice: Assessment, diagnosis, and therapy (3rd ed.). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.
  • Landsberger, S., Sajid, A., Schmelkin, L., Diaz, D., & Weiler, C. (2013). Assessment and treatment of deaf adults with psychiatric disorders: a review of the literature for practitioners. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 19(2), 87-97. doi:10.1097/01.pra.0000428555.48588.f9
  • Nead, D. L. (2013). The Use of the Trauma Symptom Inventory and Brief Symptom  Inventory with Deaf and Hard-of- Hearing Israelis. Doctoral Dissertation, Gallaudet University. 
  • Nijenhuis, E. R. S. (2014). Ten reasons for conceiving and classifying posttraumatic stress disorder as a dissociative disorder. Psichiatria e Psicoterapia, 33(1), 74-106.
  • Øhre, B., Uthus, M. P., von Tetzchner, S., & Falkum, E. (2015). Traumatization in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Adult Psychiatric Outpatients. Journal Of Deaf Studies And Deaf Education, 1-13. doi:10.1093/deafed/env013
  • Pollard, R., Sutter, E., & Cerulli, C. (2014). Intimate partner violence reported by two samples of deaf adults via a computerized American sign language survey. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29(5), 948-965. doi:10.1177/0886260513505703
  • Rosellini, B. (2015). Exploring mindfulness as a culturally sensitive intervention for the deaf community. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Denver. 
  • Schenke, T. (2011). Childhood trauma: considering diagnostic and culturally sensitive treatment approaches for deaf clients. JADARA, 45(1), 158-173.
  • Schenkel, L., Rothman-Marshall, G., Schlehofer, D., Towne, T., Burnash, D., & Priddy, B. (2014). Child maltreatment and trauma exposure among deaf and hard of hearing young adults. Child Abuse & Neglect.
  • Tate, C. (2012). Trauma in the Deaf Population: Definition, Experience, and Services. Alexandria, VA: National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD).