International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

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We bring together clinicians and researchers from around the world who understand the scope and consequences of traumatic exposure and advocate for the field of traumatic stress.

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Regular Membership

Regular membership is open to all lay and professional persons. Regular members can choose whether they want access to the Journal of Traumatic Stress in both print and electronic formats or, at a discount, in electronic format only.

Early Career Professional Membership

A reduced membership fee is available to early career professionals who have graduated with a degree less than three years ago are eligible. Early Career Professional Regular Members enjoy all membership benefits.

Student Membership

A reduced membership fee is available to students who are enrolled in a program of study leading to a degree. Student Regular Members enjoy all membership benefits.

Retired Membership

ISTSS offers a retired member category for individuals that are at least 65 years of age and have maintained ISTSS Regular Member status for seven or more consecutive years immediately preceding seeking the discounted rate. Retired members enjoy all regular membership benefits. For more information on criteria and eligibility, contact ISTSS via email.

International Community Membership Discounts

ISTSS offers sliding scale membership rates, based on country of residency.

Affiliate Membership (Regular, Retired, Early Career Professional and Student)

Current members of official ISTSS Affiliate Societies (ALFEST, ASTSS CPA TSS, DeGPT, ESTSS, JSTSS and SAPsi) are invited to join ISTSS at a reduced rate. ISTSS Affiliate Regular Members are eligible to vote, serve on committees and hold office in the organization.

Corresponding Membership

ISTSS extends Corresponding Membership to individuals that reside in an African Country, China, Hong Kong, India, Macau/Macao and Taiwan.
 
ISTSS Corresponding Membership is extended to individuals that pay ISTSS affiliate society dues (ALFEST, ASTSS, CPA TSS, DeGPT, ESTSS, JSTSS and SAPsi).

Corresponding Members receive access to the membership directory on the ISTSS website; will receive relevant broadcast email announcements and reminders; have access to StressPoints e-Newsletter; the opportunity to participate as a member of ISTSS Committees and Special Interest Groups (SIGs); is eligible to nominate (self or other) for ISTSS grants and awards; is eligible to receive ISTSS grants and awards and the opportunity to submit names of ISTSS Regular Members for consideration by the Nominations Committee to stand for election to the Board of Directors.

Learn more about Corresponding Membership.

 


Membership Rates


ISTSS offers a number of membership options to meet your individual needs.

ISTSS is excited to now offer multiyear memberships. Multiyear memberships allow members to lock in current rates by pre-paying for membership. ISTSS members that select a two or three year membership package will receive a ten percent discount, the discount applies to membership dues and not the Journal of Traumatic Stress Studies (JTS) print subscriptions fees.
 
ISTSS membership is on an anniversary dues cycle, meaning membership begins on the date the membership dues payment is processed, and extends for one year. 

Learn more about ISTSS membership anniversary dues cycle

One year membership

  • Regular Member (print and electronic journal) - $225
  • Regular Member (electronic journal only) - $205
  • Retired Member (print and electronic journal) - $130
  • Retired Member (electronic journal only) - $110
  • Early Career Professional Member (print and electronic journal) - $130
  • Early Career Professional Member (electronic journal only) - $110
  • Student Member (print and electronic journal) - $95
  • Student Member (electronic journal only) - $75
  • Corresponding Member (limited benefits) - $0
Two year membership.
  • Regular Member (print and electronic journal) - $409.00
  • Regular Member (electronic journal only) - $369.00
  • Retired Member (print and electronic journal) - $238.00
  • Retired Member (electronic journal only) - $198.00
  • Early Career Professional Member (print and electronic journal) - $238.00
  • Early Career Professional Member (electronic journal only) - $198.00
  • Student Member (print and electronic journal) - $175.00
  • Student Member (electronic journal only) - $135.00
Three year membership
  • Regular Member (print and electronic journal) - $614.00
  • Regular Member (electronic journal only) - $554.00
  • Retired Member (print and electronic journal) - $357.00
  • Retired Member (electronic journal only) - $297.00
  • Early Career Professional Member (print and electronic journal) - $357.00
  • Early Career Professional Member (electronic journal only) - $297.00
  • Student Member (print and electronic journal) - $263.00
  • Student Member (electronic journal only) - $203.00

For current members of ISTSS Affiliate Societies
One year membership
  • Regular Member (print and electronic journal) - $184
  • Regular Member (electronic journal only) - $164
  • Retired Member (print and electronic journal) - $108
  • Retired Member (electronic journal only) - $88
  • Early Career Professional Member (print and electronic journal) - $108
  • Early Career Professional Member (electronic journal only) - $88
  • Student Member (print and electronic journal) - $80
  • Student Member (electronic journal only) - $60
  • Corresponding Member (limited benefits) - $0
Two year membership
  • Regular Member (print and electronic journal) - $335.00
  • Regular Member (electronic journal only) - $295.00
  • Retired Member (print and electronic journal) - $198.00
  • Retired Member (electronic journal only) - $158.00
  • Early Career Professional Member (print and electronic journal) - $198.00
  • Early Career Professional Member (electronic journal only) - $158.00
  • Student Member (print and electronic journal) - $148.00
  • Student Member (electronic journal only) - $108.00
Three year membership
  • Regular Member (print and electronic journal) - $503.00
  • Regular Member (electronic journal only) - $443.00
  • Retired Member (print and electronic journal) - $298.00
  • Retired Member (electronic journal only) - $238.00
  • Early Career Professional Member (print and electronic journal) - $298.00
  • Early Career Professional Member (electronic journal only) - $238.00
  • Student Member (print and electronic journal) - $222.00
  • Student Member (electronic journal only) - $162.00