Posted 1 July 2005 in StressPoints by Daniel King and Lynda King, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
The 2nd Annual Conference on Innovations in Trauma Research Methods (CITRM) will be held November 6–7, 2005, at the Radisson Admiral Harbourfront Hotel in Toronto, a short distance from the ISTSS conference site. The theme for CITRM 2005 is Longitudinal Methods in Trauma Research.
Posted 1 July 2005 in StressPoints by Norah C. Feeny and Lori A. Zoellner Annual Meeting Co-Chairs
Plenaries, PMIs Promise Impressive Lineup for 2005 Annual Meeting
Posted 1 July 2005 in StressPoints by David Spiegel, Stanford, California, USA
For the first time, the journal Science (April 22, 2005, Vol. 308, p. 501) published major policy recommendations regarding child sexual abuse.
Posted 1 July 2005 in StressPoints by Hedi Fried, Stockholm, Sweden
On January 27, 1945, soldiers of the Red Army liberated Auschwitz and showed the world the extent of Nazi cruelty. The date now serves as an official commemoration of the Holocaust. This year being the 60th anniversary, the day was marked by ceremonies held throughout the world, including Sweden, England, France and at the New York headquarters of the United Nations.
Posted 1 July 2005 in StressPoints by Eric Vermetten, Cobie Groenendijk and Luc Taal, The Netherlands
The emotional impact in survivors of the tsunami that hit South Asia on December 26, 2004, is hard to describe, not only because of the many lost in the disaster, but also because thousands of people who were hurt by the tsunami left the area to return to their home countries.
Posted 1 July 2005 in StressPoints by ISTSS
In response to member concern brought to the ISTSS board’s attention by the society ombudsperson, and because torture is a pressing national and international issue that has direct implications for ISTSS’s central mission to reduce traumatic stressors and their immediate and long-term consequences, the society has released the following statement, drafted by Stuart Turner, MD, with input from the ISTSS Executive Committee and approved by the board of directors.