What's New with ISTSSAdolescent Mental Health after a Disaster: A First Look at Tornadoes
Posted: Mon, 03 Mar 2014
There have been numerous natural disasters around the world in recent years. These disasters disrupt the lives of communities and have been associated with increased rates of psychopathology across the lifespan. Although much is known about adult fun... ...
The December 2013 issue of Traumatic StressPoints is now available!
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2013
Read the December 2013 issue of Traumatic StressPoints. ...
The October 2013 issue of Traumatic StressPoints is now available!
Posted: Fri, 04 Oct 2013
The October 2013 issue of Traumatic StressPoints is now available. ...
Traumatic Stress in the NewsAssessment of Post-Traumatic Injury Risk: Whom Should We Keep an Eye On?
Posted: Fri, 21 Feb 2014
A unique benefit of studying trauma-related disorders is that a primary cause of the disorder, trauma exposure, is a known event. This permits clinicians and researchers to structure assessments around a specific point in time to predict risk and pre... ...
If You Build It, Will Clinicians Come? Clinician Perceptions of Using a Smartphone App
Posted: Mon, 03 Feb 2014
As technology-based tools become readily available for mental health practice, it is often assumed that patients and providers alike will seamlessly adopt these innovations. However, given that adoption rates for evidence-based practices in general h... ...
Health Care Settings Offer a Key Point of Entry for Maternal and Child Victims of IPV
Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2014
Identifying young children exposed to or at risk for exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) warrants special public health attention. Children and adolescents exposed to IPV show higher rates of serious emotional and behavioral repercussions, in... ...
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