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October 10, 2010

Early Processing of Threat Cues in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder—Evidence for a Cortical Vigilance-Avoidance Reaction

The present study investigated the influence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on early visual processing […]
October 10, 2010

Early life stressors and genetic influences on the development of bipolar disorder: The roles of childhood abuse and brain-derived neurotrophic factor

Although there is increasing research exploring the psychosocial influences and biological underpinnings of bipolar disorder, […]
October 10, 2010

The diagnostic accuracy of the PTSD checklist: A critical review

The PTSD Checklist (PCL) is the most frequently used self-report measure of PTSD symptoms. Although […]
October 10, 2010

Amnesty accuses Sudan of brutal suppression

The Sudanese government is using a "brutal campaign" of torture, secret detentions and physical and […]
October 10, 2010

Iran stoning case woman ordered to name campaigners

Iran has put fresh pressure on the woman it last month sentenced to death by […]
October 7, 2010

État des lieux des recherches sur les enfants exposés à la violence conjugale

Résumé L’impact de la violence conjugale sur le développement de l’enfant est un phénomène qui […]
October 7, 2010

Hilfsorganisationen ohne Ethos?

Austrians Broadcasting reflects the Lancet publication about health and war, focusing on conflicts between NGOs. […]
October 7, 2010

Haiti: After the Devastation, the Emotional Wreckage

The scale of the earthquake devastation in Haiti is all but impossible to measure accurately […]
October 7, 2010

Emotion-Focused Therapy for Complex Trauma: An Integrative Approach

By Sandra C. Paivio, PhD, CPsych and Antonio Pascual-Leone, PhD Pages: 334 Item #: 4317212 […]
October 7, 2010

The Americanization of Mental Illness

The New York Times reflects the Americanizing of the world’s understanding of mental health and […]
October 7, 2010

Morphine May Help Traumatic Stress

Doctors have long hoped to discover a “morning-after pill” to blunt the often disabling emotional […]
October 3, 2010

President (ESTSS) in Kharkiv

President of European Society for Traumatic Stress studies (ESTSS) in Kharkiv Dr. Miranda Olff – […]
October 2, 2010

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptom Structure in Injured children: Functional Impairment and Depression Symptoms in a Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Objective To examine the factor structure of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in children and […]
October 2, 2010

Social anxiety disorder and social fears in the Canadian military: Prevalence, comorbidity, impairment, and treatment-seeking

Military mental health research has rarely investigated social anxiety disorder, despite its known serious consequences […]
October 2, 2010

Social anxiety disorder and social fears in the Canadian military: Prevalence, comorbidity, impairment, and treatment-seeking

Military mental health research has rarely investigated social anxiety disorder, despite its known serious consequences […]
October 1, 2010

New president of ESTSS

We are very pleased to announce that Prof. Brigitte Leuger Schuster will be the next […]
September 15, 2010

Posttraumatic stress disorder among survivors of the Wenchuan earthquake 1 year after: prevalence and risk factors

Exposure to earthquakes has been associated with psychological distress in particular, the development of posttraumatic […]
September 15, 2010

The Neural Correlates of Emotional Memory in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is marked by intrusive, chronic, and distressing memories of highly emotional […]
September 15, 2010

Multicomponent Behavioral Treatment for Chronic Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Abstract This study examined the efficacy of a multicomponent cognitive-behavioral therapy, Trauma Management Therapy, which […]
September 15, 2010

Abuse and torture rife in Iraqi prisons

An Amnesty International report has revealed endemic human rights abuses and a lack of accountability […]
September 15, 2010

Flashing Glasses, Trauma Treatment: Can Special Shades Stop Stress Disorder? A New Study Shows How We Can Prevent Some Cases of PTSD

We barely know how to treat mental illnesses, so it's difficult to figure out how […]
September 15, 2010

Ghana trafficking victims find care and comfort in numbers

Local agencies in Ghana struggle with poor funding and complex social systems to re-integrate trafficking […]
September 11, 2010

PTSD Symptom Clusters in Relationship to Alcohol Misuse Among Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans Seeking Post-Deployment VA Health Care

Demographic factors, characteristics of military service, PTSD, and depression were examined as predictors of alcohol […]
September 11, 2010

PTSD Symptom Clusters in Relationship to Alcohol Misuse Among Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans Seeking Post-Deployment VA Health Care

Demographic factors, characteristics of military service, PTSD, and depression were examined as predictors of alcohol […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 19, 2010

Child Abuse & Neglect

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