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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 19, 2012

Teenage victims of domestic violence targeted as definition is extended

UK: Definition widened to include teenagers and 'coercive control' as survey finds young people most […]
September 14, 2012

Khmer Rouge defendant ruled unfit for Cambodian genocide trial

Khmer Rouge defendant Ieng Thirith ruled unfit for Cambodian genocide trial due to dementia. One […]
September 14, 2012

Effect of Acute Posttrauma Propranolol on PTSD

Effect of Acute Posttrauma Propranolol on PTSD Outcome and Physiological Responses During Script-Driven Imagery In […]
September 13, 2012

Should a Marine’s suicide attempt be treated as a crime?

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Is the Marine Corps out of line for jailing and punishing […]
September 11, 2012

VA Cuts Funding for Service Dogs for PTSD Veterans – ABC News

VA Cuts Funding for Service Dogs for PTSD Veterans - ABC News. Subjective experience says […]
September 9, 2012

Gift from within

An International Charity for Survivors of Trauma and Victimization ….. dedicated to those who suffer […]
September 9, 2012

Georgian Society of Psychotrauma

The objective of the Society is promoting the advancement and exchange of knowledge about severe […]
September 9, 2012

Foundation Centrum ’45

Foundation Centrum '45 is the Dutch national centre for treatment of and research into the […]
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 3, 2010

President (ESTSS) in Kharkiv

President of European Society for Traumatic Stress studies (ESTSS) in Kharkiv Dr. Miranda Olff – […]
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 7, 2010

The Americanization of Mental Illness

The New York Times reflects the Americanizing of the world’s understanding of mental health and […]