Posted 1 April 1997 in StressPoints by Ann Norwood, MD
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine have teamed to provide innovative care for Gulf War veterans
Posted 1 April 1997 in StressPoints by ISTSS
Sens. John Chafee, R-R.I., and Jay Rockefeller, D-W. Va., are sponsoring a bill to make it easier for judges, social workers and others to keep children away from abusive family situations. Currently, a 1980 law mandates that a reasonable effort be made to keep families together, but critics have complained that the misinterpretation of this law often results in returning children into dangerous situations.
Posted 1 April 1997 in StressPoints by Ellen Frey-Wouters, PhD, LLB
The 1990s have seen major United Nations conferences addressing important concerns of the international community: the World Summit for Children (New York, 1990), the UN Conference on Environment and Development (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), the World Conference on Human Rights (Vienna, 1993), the International Conference on Population and Development (Cairo, 1994), the World Summit on Social Development (Copenhagen, 1995), the World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995), the UN Conference on Human Settlements (Istanbul, 1996) and the World Food Summit (Rome, 1996).
Posted 1 April 1997 in StressPoints by Sandy Bloom, MD
ISTSS Executive Director Greg Schultz and I represented ISTSS at an important meeting in Washington, D.C., at the invitation of the American Psychiatric Association.
Posted 1 April 1997 in StressPoints by Mary Beth Williams, PhD, LCSW
Several of the ISTSS interest area groups sent in summary reports of their recent gatherings at the 1996 ISTSS Annual Meeting.
Posted 1 April 1997 in StressPoints by David V. Baldwin, PhD
How might Internet capabilities increase communication affect trauma research, clinical work and disaster responses in the future?