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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 […]
November 26, 2012

Congo’s army accused of rape and looting as M23 rebels win image war

Congolese soldiers 'drunk, angry and paranoid' in contrast to apparent order of rebels, but both […]
November 19, 2012

Côte d’Ivoire: New Spate of Abuses by Military

Human Rights Watch: Forces Used Torture, Inhuman Treatment in Response to Recent Security Threats. (Paris) […]
November 19, 2012

PTSD from different perspectives: A transdisciplinary integrative approach

In this paper the authors describe a transdisciplinary multiperspective integrative model of PTSD based on […]
November 12, 2012

The endless search for justice in Guatemala

More than 200,000 men, women and children were murdered or disappeared during the country’s bloody […]
November 1, 2012

Post- and peritraumatic stress in disaster survivors: the influence of individual and event characteristics across different types of disasters

Background: Examination of existing research on posttraumatic adjustment after disasters suggests that survivors’ posttraumatic stress […]
October 29, 2012

Burma: New Violence in Arakan State against ethnic minority of Rohingya

Read more on Human Rights Watch website about ongoing human rights violations and traumatic events […]
October 29, 2012

Special report by Dart Center on “PTSD vs. PTSI: More Than A Name”

Special Report! With suicide rates in the U.S. armed forces at record high rates, debate […]
October 27, 2012

Number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon passes 100,000 mark

GENEVA, October 23 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency said Tuesday that Lebanon has become […]
October 21, 2012

Pharmacological treatment of PTSD – Established and new approaches

In this review the authors discuss established pharmacological interventions for PTSD as well as highlight […]
October 12, 2012

European Union wins Nobel Peace Prize for uniting continent

The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize for its long-term role in uniting the […]
October 8, 2012

The abstract submission for the 13th ESTSS conferences is starting 25th of October!

The abstract submission  for the 13th ESTSS conference from 6th-9th June 2013 in Bologna is […]
October 3, 2012

Blog on Trauma Recovery

This blog by researcher Eva Alisic has weekly updates regarding traumatic exposure and recovery in […]
October 2, 2012

A consideration of select pre-trauma factors as key vulnerabilities in PTSD

A number of risk and vulnerability factors predicting PTSD development have been identified in the […]
October 2, 2012

At least 38 killed in Hong Kong’s deadliest ferry accident in decades

Hong Kong (CNN) - Hong Kong authorities announced an investigation Tuesday into the collision of two […]
September 26, 2012

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Across Two Generations

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Across Two Generations: Concordance and Mechanisms in a Population-Based Sample Research conducted […]
September 26, 2012

Yemen’s future stability inrequires human rights action plan

Yemen could face another human rights crisis unless the authorities act now to end persistent […]
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 […]