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April 30, 2012

Article: Cognitive control and posttraumatic stress symptoms

Recently researchers have theorized that individual differences in cognitive control may elucidate processes involved in […]
April 30, 2012

Article: Individual differences in trauma disclosure

This study investigates disclosure following traumatic or most severe life events. Specifically, disclosure across psychopathology, […]
April 6, 2012

PTSD in the media

According to several news items, UCLA researchers have discovered two genes that appear to be […]
March 23, 2012

The effects of traumatic brain injury

The New York Times on Sunday has published a report on the effects of TBI […]
March 20, 2012

Afghan rampage prompts PTSD in military town

BBC news report on the US soldier who is being held for the massacre of […]
March 12, 2012

PTSD diagnosis rates rise among female troops

The Navy Times reported that PTSD diagnosis rates have risen among female troops http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/03/military-times-2012-poll-ptsd-diagnosis-rates-rise-female-troops-031212w/
March 9, 2012

Article: Treating trauma in psychosis with EMDR

 Treating trauma in psychosis with EMDR: A pilot study. Van den Berg and van der […]
March 9, 2012

Article: Preventing dropout with systems therapy approach

Innovations in Practice: Preliminary evidence for effective family engagement in treatment for child traumatic stress-trauma […]
March 9, 2012

Article: Behind the dissemination: TFCBT for use with children and youth

The data behind the dissemination: A systematic review of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for use […]
March 9, 2012

Article: Exposure therapy for older adults

A self-administered, mild form of exposure therapy for older adults. Individuals coping with stressful events […]
March 9, 2012

Article: Latent classes of posttraumatic psychopathology

Personality-based latent classes of posttraumatic psychopathology: Personality disorders and the internalizing/externalizing model. Prior research using […]
March 9, 2012

Article: Executive functioning in posttraumatic stress disorder

The role of executive functioning in posttraumatic stress disorder: A systematic review. Adequate executive functioning […]
March 9, 2012

Article: Posttraumatic growth and posttraumatic distress.

Posttraumatic growth and posttraumatic distress: A longitudinal study. In their longitudinal study, Dekel et al. […]
March 8, 2012

Article: Neuronal correlates in PTSD

Neuronal correlates in PTSD: Study of the hippocampus and the anterior cingulate gyrus by proton […]
March 7, 2012

Veterans with PTSD vulnerable to opioid problems

A Veterans Affairs study has found that veterans with PTSD were vulnerable to opiod problems. "Veterans of […]
February 29, 2012

Most Israeli firefighters battle PTSD

A new study suggests approximately 90 percent of Israeli fire-fighters have some form of Post […]
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 […]
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. […]