International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Press Releases and Media Inquiries

ISTSS issues press releases and statements as part of its effort to help educate the public about traumatic stress. If you're interested in being added to the press list, please send your name, affiliation and email to ISTSS.

June 3, 2019
Public Resources for PTSD Awareness Month

April 22, 2019
ISTSS Statement on Sri Lanka Bombings

March 15, 2019
ISTSS Statement on New Zealand Attacks

June 27, 2018
ISTSS Statement on the Importance of Keeping Families Together

November 10, 2017
Howard Reich Honored with 2017 ISTSS Public Advocacy Award

November 9, 2017
ISTSS Issues Briefing Paper on Trauma and Mental Health in Forcibly Displaced Populations 
Joop de Jong Honored with 2017 ISTSS Lifetime Achievement Award

July 11, 2017
ISTSS Issues Statement on U.S. Travel Restriction Policy 

June 1, 2017
Recognizing PTSD Awareness Month 

February 3, 2014
The PTSD Crisis That’s Being Ignored: Americans Wounded in Their Own Neighborhoods 

January 30, 2014
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Researcher Sets Goals as New ISTSS President

November 27, 2013
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Honors Leaders in the Profession and Announces 2013-2014 Leadership at the Annual Meeting 

November 6, 2013
Psychological Effects of Marathon Bombing on Boston-Area Veterans with PTSD

August 8, 2013
ISTSS Announces Frank W. Putnam Trauma Research Scholars Program 

November 28, 2012
ISTSS Honors Leaders in the Profession and Announces 2012-2013 Leadership at the Annual Meeting 

November 8, 2012
Self-Managed, Web-Based PTSD Treatment Program Increases Care and Decreases Symptoms for Combat Veterans 

February 16, 2011
Innovative Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy Shows Promise for Returning Troops

January 18, 2011
Trauma in Childhood Could Contribute to Obesity in Adults

January 13, 2011
Noncombatant Military Personnel Not Immune to Combat Trauma, May Be at Elevated Risk for Developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder  

September 28, 2010
Leading Practitioners Recommend Global PTSD Treatment Guidelines

February 10, 2010
Many Veterans Not Getting Enough Treatment for PTSD