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PRESIDENT'S COLUMN

Posted 1 July 1998 in StressPoints by Sandra Bloom, MD

ISTSS Plans Roll Ahead

Recently Published

Posted 1 April 1998 in StressPoints by Arthur S. Blank Jr., MD

Readers who have recently published or have seen a new article on a traumatic stress topic can have it listed here by sending a copy to Art Blank, Jr., MD, 8 Carderock Ct., Bethesda, MD 20817. If you have recently authored or seen a relevant book, please send a publisher's brochure or other material describing the book.

ESTSS 6th EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON TRAUMATIC STRESS

Posted 1 April 1998 in StressPoints by ISTSS

The evidence base in psychotraumatology continues to develop rapidly. The Sixth European Conference on Traumatic Stress will provide an opportunity to review and update progress in scientific and clinical enquiry. It will also provide a focus for us to consider human rights issues, affecting for example children, refugees, men and women.

BOOK REVIEW

Posted 1 April 1998 in StressPoints by Irene Smith Landsman, PhD, Catholic University of America

Doors Close, Doors Open: Widow, Grieving and Growing, by Morton Lieberman, PhD. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1996, 287 pages. Hardbound $23.95.

BOOK REVIEW

Posted 1 April 1998 in StressPoints by Eve Carlson, PhD, National Center for PTDS

Assessing Psychological Trauma and PTSD. Edited by John P. Wilson & Terence M. Keane. New York: The Guilford Press, 1997, 577 pages. Hardbound. $55.00.

Correction

Posted 1 April 1998 in StressPoints by ISTSS

In the Winter 1998 issue of StressPoints (Vol. 12, No. 1, p.8), the names of the authors of the article "Therapist Self-Disclosure Can Be a Balancing Act" were incorrectly listed. The correct byline should read "by---- and ----." Our apologies to the authors.

Finding Research Subjects, Collecting Data on WWW

Posted 1 April 1998 in StressPoints by David V. Baldwin, PhD., Contributing Editor, Trauma Online

The traumatic-stress field is beginning to make use of the Internet for research and data collection. While we have not reached the Web savvy of some other disciplines, like neuroscience or philosophy, there is clearly progress. Since my last StressPoints column, several new Web sites have appeared that use the Web to identify appropriate subjects or collect data. I'll focus on some of these sites in this column as examples of the potential uses of the internet in trauma research.

ISTSS Awards Committee Seeks Nominees

Posted 1 April 1998 in StressPoints by ISTSS

ISTSS recognizes member achievements through an annual awards process. The Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the four awards described below. The Society will present the awards at the Annual Awards Banquet, Nov. 21, 1998 at the Renaissance Hotel, Washington D.C.
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