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Frontotemporal Dementia-Like Syndrome Following Recall of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Posted 24 June 2015 in StressPoints by David Brody, MD & Lisa J. Cohen, PhD

This JTS Commentary by Drs. Brody and Cohen explores the case of a 50-year-old patient who developed severe cognitive impairment following retrieval of previously repressed memories of childhood sexual abuse. 

PTSD Awareness Month: What To Be Aware Of

Posted 2 June 2015 in StressPoints by Damion J. Grasso, PhD

This is a blog piece written by Dr. Damion Grasso, Editor of the ISTSS website, that highlights June as PTSD Awareness Month and initiates a dialogue on where we might focus our efforts. 

Finding Benefits in Trauma: Constructive Posttraumatic Growth or an Illusion?

Posted 1 June 2015 in StressPoints, JOTS Highlights by Dr. Ruth Pat-Horenczyk

This JTS Commentary summarizes and discusses the recently published article in the Journal of Traumatic Stress by Dr. Ruth Pat-Horenczyk and colleagues - "Posttraumatic Growth in Breast Cancer Survivors: Constructive and Illusory Aspects."