Since the beginning of the 1990s, the Danish military has deployed more than 40,000 soldiers to war zones, especially to the Balkans, Iraq, and Afghanistan (Source: The Danish Defense).To the war in Afghanistan alone, the Danish Defense has to date deployed 9,918 unique soldiers with a total of 18,015 deployments (Source: The Danish Defense). Read More...
ISTSS Past-President Releases New Study: PTSD Doubles Diabetes Risk in Women
Posted: Jan 7, 2015
ISTSS Member Contributes to New England Public Radio Documentary
Posted: Nov 19, 2014
New Research Study Released at ISTSS Annual Meeting
Posted: Nov 19, 2014
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Selected Articles from Current Issue
When I think about some of the key therapeutic components that promote recovery for trauma survivors with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), I think about dealing with the memories of the trauma, addressing avoidance of trauma-related reminders that impair their lives, and re-evaluating shifts in thinking about how trauma survivors view themselves, others, and the world around them. One of the main reasons I like prolonged exposure (PE) for the treatment of PTSD is that it does such a good job at addressing each of these factors for trauma survivors. Read More...
The Effect of Beta-Blockers on Traumatic Memory Consolidation and Reconsolidation
Student Perspectives - Psychological effects of experiencing a trauma may be reduced through psychopharmacological means by blocking activation of the beta-adrenergic stress system. Previous studies demonstrated that activation of the beta-adrenergic stress hormone system in response to an emotional experience leads to enhanced memory of the event (for review see: McGaugh, 2000).- Read More...
Select ContentsFrom iSTSS to ISTSS: Traumatic Stress Around the Globe
Miranda Olff, PhDParental Grief Facilitation: How Parents Can Help Their Bereaved Children During the Holidays
Julie Kaplow, PhD, ABPP, Christopher Layne, PhD and Robert Pynoos, MD, MPH
November 5 - 7, 2015
ISTSS 31st Annual Meeting - Back to Basics: Integrating Clinical and Scientific Knowledge to Advance the Field of Trauma
ISTSS is an international, interdisciplinary professional organization that promotes advancement and exchange of knowledge about traumatic stress. This knowledge includes: