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 NewsReducing Domestic Violence in Pregnant Women: Feeding Two Birds with One Crumb
Posted: Thu, 17 Apr 2014
Pregnancy is a critical time period that offers the potential to serve as a key point of entry into services for female victims of domestic violence (DV), which comprise nearly a third of patients seen at urban childbirth centers (Amerson, Whittingto... ...
What Brings You in Today? Using PTSD Symptom Clusters as a Predictor of Seeking Treatment.
Posted: Mon, 31 Mar 2014
Conventional wisdom would suggest that many of those who experience trauma and go on to develop mental health symptoms would self-select into treatment. The data, however, do not support this hypothesis a relatively small proportion of those who deve... ...
Preventing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Where Are We?
Posted: Mon, 24 Mar 2014
Last year the American Journal of Preventative Medicine published a systematic review of research evaluating secondary prevention interventions to prevent the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following exposure to potential trauma.... ...
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