News

August 30, 2011

Domestic violence spike following tours

CBC news reports that domestic violence is on the increase in Canadian military families http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2011/03/30/canadian-forces-military-domestic-violence-post-traumatic-stress-disorder.html
August 30, 2011

Radio documentary

Recommended by one of our members, this interesting radio documentary on CBC brings light to the […]
August 23, 2011

RAF blog from Afghanistan

 http://rafairman.wordpress.com/ This blog comes from an RAF serviceman serving in Afghanistan.
July 21, 2011

Former soldier jailed for Eccles pub rabbit attack

Former soldier who lost the sight in one eye while serving in Afghanistan and was […]
July 21, 2011

The Truth about PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is often linked to soldiers returning from war zones. But could those […]
July 1, 2011

Afghanistan- The battle for Helmand

Useful insight into developing an understanding of what individuals experience whilst on deployment. Does contain […]
June 29, 2011

Military Traumatic Brain Injury

http://www.ips-dc.org/blog/blasted_and_blasted_and_blasted_the_military_traumatic_brain_injury_epidemic
June 29, 2011

Campaign to help men deal with suicidal thoughts

http://www.denverpost.com/search/ci_18355209
June 8, 2011

The ESTSS conference in Vienna was very successful!

The Ecots 2011 pictures are online! The pictures can be found here For more information […]
May 8, 2011

ESTSS Voting

Dear Members of ESTSS, Please find the candidates for the new board of ESTSS (2011 […]
March 18, 2011

Japan: A Resilient Nation?

By Gavin Rees, Director Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma Europe, see also dartcenter.org Notions […]
March 17, 2011

First aid materials in Japanese

Please find here the Japanese translations of: The manual for Psychological First Aid (for health […]
March 15, 2011

Disaster in Japan

The ESTSS board wishes to express its sympathy to the people of Japan and wishes the board of JSTSS strength in dealing with the victims of the disaster in their country. First aid materials in Japanese Miranda Olff – ESTSS president- on behalf of the ESTSS board
January 11, 2011

Renew your ESTSS membership

Due to European legislation you will need to renew your ESTSS membership every year. Please […]
December 11, 2010

ESTSS Awards

Professor Dr. Berthold Gersons received the 2009 Walter de Loos Award for Distinguished Contribution to […]
December 2, 2010

The younger sibling of PTSD: similarities and differences between complicated grief and posttraumatic stress disorder

Just as traumatic experiences may lead to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in some individuals, grief […]
November 30, 2010

Posttraumatic growth in Veterans of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom

A growing body of research has examined the prevalence and correlates of psychopathology, mild traumatic […]
November 30, 2010

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Completed Suicide

Most research regarding posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and suicide has focused on suicidal ideation or […]
November 30, 2010

New scientific evidence supports the concept of post-traumatic mood disorder and an association of post-traumatic mood disorder with c suicide

Article Outline In 2005 the author proposed the concept of post-traumatic mood disorder, he suggested […]
November 30, 2010

Association between exposure to political violence and intimate-partner violence in the occupied Palestinian territory: a cross-sectional study

Intimate-partner violence might increase during and after exposure to collective violence. We assessed whether political […]
November 19, 2010

Child Abuse & Neglect

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of child sexual abuse (CSA) […]
November 15, 2010

Associations between parental PTSD and both offsping internailzing problems and parental aggression

Data from the National Comorbidity Survey-Replication were used to evaluate links between parental posttraumatic stress […]
November 12, 2010

The new ESTSS journal, the European Journal on Psychotraumatology, has launched!

The new ESTSS journal, the European Journal on Psychotraumatology, is ready for launch! EJPT, an […]
October 11, 2010

Assisting Victims of Terrorism: Towards a European Standard of Justice

The large-scale terrorist attacks on 9/11 resulted in more attention being devoted to victims of […]
October 11, 2010

Thailand begins deportation of more than 4,000 Hmong asylum seekers

Thailand began deporting more than 4,000 Hmong asylum seekers in secret today , drawing widespread […]
October 11, 2010

Spectre of war threatens human disaster in Sudan, aid groups warn

International diplomacy to support a fragile peace deal in Sudan must intensify or the south of […]
October 11, 2010

Comorbidity of PTSD and depression in Korean War veterans: Prevalence, predictors, and impairment

Abstract Rates of PTSD and depression are high in Korean War veterans. The prevalence and […]
October 11, 2010

Severely stressful events and dementia: A study of an elderly Greek demented population

Abstract There is evidence that proneness to experience psychological distress is a risk factor for […]