International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies



StressPoints is the award-winning online eNewsletter of ISTSS. StressPoints shares news and opinions about traumatic stress, highlights ISTSS and affiliate societies' activities and offers informational resources and feature articles of interest to the field.

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To submit a story or information for inclusion in a future issue of StressPoints, contact Editor, Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, MSc.

StressPoints Editorial Team

Editor: Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, MSc
Managing Editor: Donald Rolfe

Contributing Editors

Biological Perspectives (one position open)
LGBT Issues (one position open)
Student Perspectives (one position open)
Trauma and Diversity (one position open)

Biological Perspectives

Lynnette Averill, PhD

Clinician's Corner
Joan Cook, PhD

Developmental Traumatology
Kathy Becker-Blease, PhD
Divya Kannan, PhD

Global Perspectives
Cherie Armour, PhD, CPsychol
Claudia Catani, PhD

Human Rights and Policy
Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, MSc
Jessica Lambert, PhD

LGBT Issues 
Brandon Weiss, PhD

Media Matters
Noelle Smith, PhD

Military Matters
David S. Fink, MPH
Belle Zaccari, PsyD

Research Methods
Ruby Charak, PhD
David Rozek, MA

Student Perspectives
Patricia K. CarreƱo, BA
Tara Frem, MA

Trauma and Diversity 
Stefanie Smith, PhD

Trauma and World Literature
Harold Kudler, MD
Howard Lipke, PhD

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