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January 15, 2014

new blog on treatments

Dear All welcome to this blog! Dr Tommaso Farma and Prof. Vedat Sar as co-chairs […]
December 6, 2013

New paper by Matthias Knefel and past president Brigitte Lueger-Schuster on the evaluation of ICD-11 PTSD and CPTSD diagnostic criteria.

The International Classification of Diseases (11th revision, ICD-11) will be finalized in 2015. With the […]
November 25, 2013

ESTSS expresses its condolences and offers support to Latvia after shopping center tragedy

ESTSS expresses its condolences and offers support to Latvia after shopping center tragedy A very sad […]
November 15, 2013

The Dutch Speaking Society (NtVP) proudly presents its Certificate for Traumatic Stress Professionals

In the Netherlands there is a lot of activity going on in the field of […]
September 12, 2013

New regulation for publication fees for EJPT for papers submitted after October 1st 2013

Dear Members and interested authors, For papers submitted after October 1st, 2013, a limited charge […]
August 30, 2013

Latest study on common genetic factors for different psychiatric disorders

Genetic relationship between five psychiatric disorders estimated from genome-wide SNPs Past research has shown that […]
August 23, 2013

Syria crisis: Child refugees reach ‘one million’

UN agencies say the number of children forced to flee Syria has reached one million, […]
June 28, 2013

Young Minds Group and Listserv launched at the ESTSS conference Bologna

At the 13th ESTSS conference in Bologna, Prof. Lutz Wittmann invited young researchers for the […]
June 5, 2013

Protests in Turkey: Humanitarian Call by ESTSS Board

On 2nd of June 2013, the Psychiatric Association of Turkey distributed a press release about the […]
May 24, 2013

Result of ESTSS board elections 2013-2015

Dear ESTSS Members, thank you for supporting the elections with your votes! I would like […]
May 10, 2013

Proposals for mental disorders specifically associated with stress ICD-11 online in Lancet

The WHO ICD-11 group for mental disorders specifically associated with stress has published a proposal […]
April 26, 2013

ESTSS Board Elections 2013-2015 will start on Monday 29th of April

Dear ESTSS members, the board member elections will start on Monday the 29th of April. […]
April 11, 2013

ESTSS Conference: Pre-conference Workshops and Panels are online!

Pre-conference Workshops and Panels are online! Pre-Conference Workshops – PCW - Workshops are full or […]
March 22, 2013

Military Suicides in 2012 Hit Record High

The 2012 tally of military suicides is a sobering 349, almost one per day, more […]
March 20, 2013

Hotspots in Trauma Memories and Their Relationship to Successful Trauma-Focused Psychotherapy

Imaginal exposure is an essential element of trauma-focused psychotherapies for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Exposure […]
February 11, 2013

Global Collaboration of Traumatic Stress Societies

Global Collaboration ESTSS joins Global Collaboration on a very moving topic. „Child Abuse and Neglect: […]
February 4, 2013

Egyptian protester dies after suspected police torture

Egyptian protesters at the funeral of Mohamed el-Guindy, who is said to have been beaten […]
January 27, 2013

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: "Denying historical facts, especially on such an important subject as the […]
January 21, 2013

HRW: Kenya: Don’t Force 55,000 Refugees Into Camps

The Kenyan authorities should halt their plan to forcibly move 55,000 registered refugees and asylum […]
January 21, 2013

PTSD and gene variants: New pathways and new thinking

Family and twin studies have found that risk for PTSD is associated with an underlying […]
December 14, 2012

European Journal of Psychotraumatology 2-year anniversary

European Journal of Psychotraumatology 2-year anniversary In December 2012 the European Journal of Psychotraumatology (EJPT)  exists […]
December 10, 2012

Prof. Vedat Sar is new ESTSS president elect 2013-2015

New president elect 2013-2015 At the board meeting in Lisbon on November 22nd 2012 Prof. […]
December 5, 2012

Social Support Moderates Posttraumatic Stress and General Distress After Disaster

Social support buffers the negative impact of stressful events. Less, however, is known about the […]
December 5, 2012

Philippines: Typhoon Bopha death toll rises

The death toll from a powerful storm battering the southern Philippines has risen to about […]
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 […]
October 1, 2010

New president of ESTSS

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