Posted 7 October 2014 in StressPoints by Frank Neuner, PhD
The premise of traumatic stress studies is that extremely stressful events are specifically and causally related to a group of symptoms defined as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Posted 7 October 2014 in StressPoints by ISTSS
Are you curious about the caliber of presentations the ISTSS Annual Meeting might offer this year?
Posted 7 October 2014 in StressPoints by Stefanie F. Smith, PhD, Bita Ghafoori, PhD, Yael Caspi, ScD, MA, Erika Felix, PhD, and Ateka Contractor, MA on behalf of the Diversity and Cultural Competency SIG
The importance of addressing culture in the definition of traumatic stressors (Caspi, Ghafoori, Smith, & Contractor, 2013) and in the understanding of their short and long-term impact (Ghafoori, Caspi, Contractor, & Smith, 2014), is further accentuated in the cross-cultural examination of help-seeking practices, barriers to health-care, and the appropriateness and effectiveness of trauma treatment methods.