Posted 1 April 1996 in StressPoints by Ellen Frey-Wouters, PhD
Nearly 50,000 people - more than two-thirds of them women - travelled to China from all over the world to participate in the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women.
Posted 1 April 1996 in StressPoints by Roderick Ørner, European Conference Secretariat
SHEFFIELD, England - From March 17 to 20 - less than a week before the massacre of Dunblane schoolchildren - 300 delegates from 30 countries gathered in Sheffield for the First European Conference on Traumatic Stress in Emergency Services, Peacekeeping Operations and Humanitarian Aid Organizations.
Posted 1 April 1996 in StressPoints by Mary P. Koss, PhD
Sue Miller's protagonist in the novel For Love returns home, only to feel "mugged by memory." Clinicians working with traumatic memories may feel mugged nowadays.
Posted 1 April 1996 in StressPoints by Matthew J. Friedman, MD, PhD
Posted 1 April 1996 in StressPoints by Fahed Al Naser, PhD
The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990 and the subsequent occupation caused many psychological and social problems among the Kuwaiti citizens, whose traumatic experiences included violence, abuses, torture and imprisonment, refugees, death and bereavement and others.
Posted 1 April 1996 in StressPoints by Didier Cremniter, MD
The development of a medical and psychological care unit for immediate interventions in cases of natural or accidental disasters, crowd accidents or bomb attacks in France was based on our experience in dealing with the victims of the Islamist bomb attacks during the summer of 1995.