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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
December 11, 2010

ESTSS Awards

Professor Dr. Berthold Gersons received the 2009 Walter de Loos Award for Distinguished Contribution to […]
January 11, 2011

Renew your ESTSS membership

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