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 NewsHydrocortisone 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... ...
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