The importance of addressing culture in the definition of traumatic stressors (Caspi, Ghafoori, Smith, & Contractor, 2013) and in the understanding of their short and long-term impact (Ghafoori, Caspi, Contractor, & Smith, 2014), is further accentuated in the cross-cultural examination of help-seeking practices, barriers to health-care, and the appropriateness and effectiveness of trauma treatment methods. Read More...
ISTSS Member Contributes to New England Public Radio Documentary
Posted: Nov 19, 2014
New Research Study Released at ISTSS Annual Meeting
Posted: Nov 19, 2014
ISTSS Honors Leaders and Announces 2015 Leadership at Annual Meeting
Posted: Nov 17, 2014
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Selected Articles from Current Issue
In the early days of PTSD most traumatologists considered intrusive memories of specific stressful events to be a distinctive symptom but we now know they are found in most forms of psychopathology (Brewin, Gregory, Lipton, & Burgess, 2010). Instead, evidence is gradually accumulating that it is the reliving in the present that distinguishes intrusive memories in PTSD from those in other disorders (Brewin, 2013; Brewin et al., 2010). Read More...
Resilience after Trauma: from surviving to thriving
Be sure to read the newest volume of the European Journal of Psychotraumatology, which features highlights from the 2013 ISTSS annual meeting focused on resilience. The thematic cluster of articles, organized by Nugent, Sumner, and Amstadter, reflects contributions from the 2014 plenary talks and can be found under the heading- Resilience and Trauma.
Select ContentsPresidents Message: Engaging the ISTSS Community to Advance Science and Practice
Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhDClinician's Corner Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Anthony P. Mannarino, PhD and Judith A. Cohen, MDThe Trauma Definition Reconsidered: The Meaning of Emotional Maltreatment for Traumatic Stress Studies
Frank Neuner, PhD
November 5 - 7, 2015
ISTSS 31st Annual Meeting - Back to Basics: Integrating Clinical and Scientific Knowledge to Advance the Field of Trauma
ISTSS is an international, interdisciplinary professional organization that promotes advancement and exchange of knowledge about traumatic stress. This knowledge includes: