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 NewsExamining 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... ...
Three strategies to improve access to mental health care
Posted: Thu, 12 Jun 2014
The dissemination of high quality mental health care to those exposed to traumatic events continues to prove a challenge both in the United States and across the globe. The barriers have been discussed in several forums – lack of sufficiently trained... ...
How Many Children Develop PTSD After Trauma? It Depends
Posted: Fri, 02 May 2014
A newly published meta-analysis conducted by Dr. Eva Alisic and colleagues  and published in the British Journal of Psychiatry urges us to pause before applying the assertion that most people exposed to potential trauma will not go on to develop c... ...
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