Posted 31 July 2017 in StressPoints by Nicole Nugent, PhD
The work I have done over the course of the past seven years as Director of Psychological Services at the Hasbro Pediatric Refugee Clinic in Providence, Rhode Island, United States (U.S.) is undoubtedly the most difficult and rewarding role of my professional life.
Posted 31 July 2017 in StressPoints by Divya Kannan, PhD and Meredith Kalies, PhD
With several universities in the United States currently undergoing Title IX investigations (Fedina, Holmes, & Backes, 2016; Sutton, 2016), campus responses to preventing campus sexual violence and investigating sexual assault are increasingly under scrutiny (Sabina & Ho, 2014).
Posted 31 July 2017 in StressPoints by Nora Kline, MA
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is physical, sexual, or psychological violence and aggression by a current or former partner (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016).
Posted 31 July 2017 in StressPoints by Scott Janssen, LCSW
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among medical patients often goes unrecognized by healthcare professionals despite the fact that medical care and the stress of dealing with an illness can exacerbate underlying posttraumatic stress.
Posted 31 July 2017 in StressPoints by Natasa Brozovic, MA
With increasing global unrest, we are faced with troubling images of human suffering and despair on numerous media and news outlets.
Posted 31 July 2017 in StressPoints by Howard Lipke, PhD
Mary Karr has been a critically and commercially successful author of memoirs. These have included descriptions of her own traumatic experience.