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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 […]
July 15, 2010

Prolonged Exposure versus Dynamic Therapy for Adolescent PTSD: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

To examine the efficacy and maintenance of developmentally adapted prolonged exposure therapy for adolescents (PE- […]
July 15, 2010

A cultural approach to recovery assistance following urban disasters

Abstract Using the Kobe earthquake of 1995 and the Mid-Java earthquake of 2006 as case […]
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