What's New with ISTSSThe December 2013 issue of Traumatic StressPoints is now available!
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2013
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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. ...
Orderly Chaos in Nairobi as Dr. Gladys Mwiti and Oasis Africa Promote Healing and Recovery
Posted: Mon, 30 Sep 2013
Dr. Gladys Mwiti, founder and CEO of Oasis Africa and member of the ISTSS board of directors talks about the organization’s response to the Nairobi Westgate Mall Attack on Nation TV (link to NTV segment on YouTube). In response to the attack, O... ...
Traumatic Stress in the NewsAutonomic Functioning and PTSD
Posted: Tue, 10 Dec 2013
The stress response begins at the level of the central nervous system (CNS). Within milliseconds, the CNS recognizes potential threat and triggers autonomic nervous system (ANS) responses. There have been a number of adult studies documenting CNS cor... ...
The Transgenerational Effect of Trauma
Posted: Tue, 03 Dec 2013
A new article in Nature Neuroscience provides evidence for the transgenerational transmission of trauma exposure (Dias & Ressler, 2013). In a study conducted by Dr. Brian G. Dias and Dr. Kerry J. Ressler at Emory University, a sample of mice (F0)... ...
Traumatic Stress Associated with Faster Weight Gain and Obesity Risk in Women
Posted: Fri, 22 Nov 2013
An Online First publication in JAMA Psychiatry by Kubzansky and colleagues used data from a prospective observational study of female nurses (The Nurses’ Health Study II) to examine whether women who develop symptoms of traumatic stress are at ... ...
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