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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

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 […]
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

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

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

A fight for rape survivors

For women who have suffered the trauma of sexual violence, emotional support can offer a lifeline. […]
October 11, 2010

The voice from the back of the room

Malalai Joya is only 32, but she has been an exile, a refugee, a teacher […]
October 11, 2010

As Haitians Flee, the Dead Go Uncounted

TITANYEN, Haiti — A few miles north of the busted-down buildings in Port-au-Prince, up a […]
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 […]
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) […]