News

February 29, 2012

Survey of soldier health and behavioural issues

Generating health and discipline in the force ahead of the strategic reset” – a 3-year […]
February 29, 2012

Army probes whether PTSD diagnoses were altered to cut costs

A couple of the many news articles on this political hot potato: Army probes whether PTSD […]
February 29, 2012

EMDR and combat trauma

There’s a nice article in the Daily Telegraph about an Air Force reservist’s experience of […]
February 29, 2012

Deployment and alcohol abuse

Soldiers in the National Guard with no history of alcohol abuse are at significant risk […]
February 29, 2012

Film to help soldiers with PTSD

A new film based on the experiences of soldiers in the North West of England […]
February 29, 2012

Training: Best practice for working with veterans

A 1 day conference is being held at York University on Friday 28 September 2012 […]
February 29, 2012

Submit your ISTSS 28th Annual Meeting abstract today!

Submissions Deadline: March 15, 2012, 5:00 p.m. CST Submit an Abstract The 28th Annual Meeting of […]
December 18, 2011

Veterans’ use of anti-anxiety drugs

Use of a class of anti-anxiety drugs fell during the past decade among veterans with […]
December 15, 2011

Writing may help troops with TBI%2C PTSD heal – Air Force News %7C News from Afghanistan %26 Iraq – Air Force Times

Writing may help troops with TBI%2C PTSD heal - Air Force News %7C News from […]
December 10, 2011

VA issues guidelines for handling sexual trauma – Navy News %7C News from Afghanistan %26 Iraq – Navy Times

VA issues guidelines for handling sexual trauma - Navy News %7C News from Afghanistan %26 […]
November 30, 2011

PTSD and intimate relationships

Friday 2nd December: Lecture in Ottowa - details for download The Royals' Research Lecture Series […]
November 1, 2011

Support for armed forces veterans

Welsh MPs start probe into support for armed forces veterans. Go to http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/welsh-politics/welsh-politics-news/2011/10/31/mps-start-probe-into-support-for-armed-forces-veterans-in-wales-91466-29689333/
November 1, 2011

MPs start probe into support for Armed Forces veterans in Wales – Politics News – Politics – News from %40walesonline

MPs start probe into support for Armed Forces veterans in Wales - Politics News - […]
October 26, 2011

Tackling nightmares with technology

An interesting piece on how experimental dream technology is being used http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/10/real-life-inception/
October 26, 2011

Domestic violence in the armed services

The Center for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington released a report last week criticizing the Pentagon's […]
September 26, 2011

Operational Stress – free upcoming event in Canada

Perspectives on Operational Stress Injury October 20, 2011 7 p.m. Barney Danson Theatre 1 Vimy […]
September 13, 2011

Men’s body image and the drive for muscularity

Here are details of a presentation by the Royal Ottawa Operational Stress Injury Clinic due to […]
August 30, 2011

Domestic violence spike following tours

CBC news reports that domestic violence is on the increase in Canadian military families http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2011/03/30/canadian-forces-military-domestic-violence-post-traumatic-stress-disorder.html
August 30, 2011

Radio documentary

Recommended by one of our members, this interesting radio documentary on CBC brings light to the […]
August 23, 2011

RAF blog from Afghanistan

 http://rafairman.wordpress.com/ This blog comes from an RAF serviceman serving in Afghanistan.
July 21, 2011

Former soldier jailed for Eccles pub rabbit attack

Former soldier who lost the sight in one eye while serving in Afghanistan and was […]
July 21, 2011

The Truth about PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is often linked to soldiers returning from war zones. But could those […]
July 1, 2011

Afghanistan- The battle for Helmand

Useful insight into developing an understanding of what individuals experience whilst on deployment. Does contain […]
June 29, 2011

Military Traumatic Brain Injury

http://www.ips-dc.org/blog/blasted_and_blasted_and_blasted_the_military_traumatic_brain_injury_epidemic
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 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 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

A fight for rape survivors

For women who have suffered the trauma of sexual violence, emotional support can offer a lifeline. […]