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Adolescent 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 News

Hydrocortisone as an adjunct to Prolonged Exposure
Posted: Thu, 21 Aug 2014
The efficacy of prolonged exposure (PE) has been established across a number of clinical trials (for a review see Powers et al., 2010). Although capable of reducing symptoms when delivered at high fidelity, a subset of patients who receive PE do not ... ...

Tell me where it hurts: A longitudinal examination of PTSD symptoms and pain
Posted: Tue, 05 Aug 2014
PTSD is a possible sequela of exposure to a traumatic experience that may involve substantial physical injury. A second, and some may argue more likely outcome of such injuries, is acute and chronic pain. Despite a common source, there has been relat... ...

Examining Patient-Level Factors in the Receipt and Completion of PTSD Treatment
Posted: Sat, 28 Jun 2014
There are multiple challenges to the provision of successful mental health care. As noted in the previous blog entry, there is a need to develop innovative strategies to deliver the care. Once the method of service delivery is developed, however, pat... ...

Continuing Education

Earn CEs conveniently online without the cost and inconvenience of travel.  Plus - members enjoy reduced rates!

For Credit Offerings:

  • Journal CE - Each issue of the Journal for Traumatic Stress Studies offers 3 continuing education credits.  Credits can be purchased by month or with a discounted subscription.
  • Recorded Pre-Meeting Institute Sessions from the 2009 Annual Meeting offered for 4 credits each. PMI-11 is eligible for Ethics credits.
  • Recorded Master Clinician Sessions (coming soon) - Several sessions were recorded at the 2009 Annual Meeting and will be available for 1.5 hours of CE credit each.

Non-Credit Offering:



ISTSS offers Public Education Pamphlets that provide a readily accessible introduction to important trauma-related issues, including:

For even more trauma-related resources for professionals, click here.



ISTSS is the world's largest professional membership organization specializing in the field of traumatic stress. It is an international, multidisciplinary organization that promotes the advancement and exchange of knowledge about severe stress and trauma. ISTSS embraces and presents perspectives across races, ethnicities, and cultures.


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2010 Meetings

ISTSS 26th Annual Meeting

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November 4-6, 2010
Pre-Meeting Institutes Nov. 3, 2010
Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Keynote Addresses
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