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Welcome to Our Colleagues, the Psychologists from EMERCOM

Posted 29 July 2013 in StressPoints by Elena Cherepanov, PhD

On behalf of the international community of trauma specialists I want to extend a warm welcome to the psychologists from EMERCOM Russia. 

Trauma and World Literature

Posted 29 July 2013 in StressPoints by ISTSS

Trauma and the Human Condition

President's Message

Posted 29 July 2013 in StressPoints by Karestan C. Koenen, PhD

Male Victims, Female Warriors

The Frank W. Putnam Trauma Research Scholars Program

Posted 29 July 2013 in StressPoints by ISTSS

The ISTSS Board of Directors is pleased to announce the establishment of the Frank W. Putnam Trauma Research Scholars Program.

Therapy in Theater: The Last Frontier

Posted 28 July 2013 in StressPoints by Rocky Liesman, PsyD, ABPP

One by one, the sound of heavy footsteps would crash through the tent wall serving as my office/bedroom/soldier’s supply room. 

Is Prolonged Grief a Mental Disorder?

Posted 28 July 2013 in StressPoints by Birgit Wagner, PD, PhD

Grief reactions following the loss of a significant person are often associated with psychological and functional impairment.

All About the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma

Posted 28 July 2013 in StressPoints by Cliff Lonsdale

“Got shot at – survived – thought it was great! I started smoking when it was over, had a great cigarette--cigarettes had never tasted so good, beer never tasted so good, fresh air was amazing. Life was thrilling!”

Combating Self-Criticism and Judgment in Veterans

Posted 27 July 2013 in StressPoints by Katie Dahm, MS

The Relationship Between Self-Compassion and PTSD