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.

Interested in submitting an article for consideration?

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: Rachel Nathanson

Contributing Editors

Clinician’s Corner (2 positions)
LGBT Issues (1 position)
Trauma and Diversity (1 position)

Biological Perspectives
Lynnette Averill, PhD
Jack C. Lennon

Clinician's Corner

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

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

Human Rights and Policy
Sophie Brickman, BA
Jessica Lambert, PhD

LGBT Issues
James A. Scholl, MA

Media Matters
Noelle Smith, PhD

Military Matters
Laura Sampson, BA

Research Methods
Ruby Charak, PhD
David Rozek, MA

Student Perspectives
Chelsea Cogan, MA
Josianne Lamothe, MSW
Nicole A. Sciarrino, MA, MS
Virginia McCaughey

Trauma and Diversity 
Ryan Holliday,PhD
Briana Woods-Jaeger, PhD

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

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