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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 7, 2012

Quakes hit southwestern China

Beijing (CNN) -- A series of earthquakes in southwestern China Friday killed at least 64 […]
August 30, 2012

Tropical Storm Isaac in Southern Louisiana

Tropical Storm Isaac, which made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane on Tuesday, is moving […]
August 25, 2012

Breivik accepts verdict

The massmurder Anders Behring Breivik has accepted his verdict. The ESTSS wishes to Norway that the […]
August 25, 2012

Humanitarian crisis caused by Syrian fightings

International relief agencies reported an alarming increase in Syrian refugees on Friday... read more in […]
August 23, 2012

Save the date: ESTSS Conference in Bologna 2013

The 13th conference of ESTSS will take place in Bologna (Italy) from 6th to 9th […]
June 8, 2011

The ESTSS conference in Vienna was very successful!

The Ecots 2011 pictures are online! The pictures can be found here For more information […]
March 18, 2011

Japan: A Resilient Nation?

By Gavin Rees, Director Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma Europe, see also dartcenter.org Notions […]
March 15, 2011

Disaster in Japan

The ESTSS board wishes to express its sympathy to the people of Japan and wishes the board of JSTSS strength in dealing with the victims of the disaster in their country. First aid materials in Japanese Miranda Olff – ESTSS president- on behalf of the ESTSS board
October 11, 2010

Spectre of war threatens human disaster in Sudan, aid groups warn

International diplomacy to support a fragile peace deal in Sudan must intensify or the south of […]
October 11, 2010

Thailand begins deportation of more than 4,000 Hmong asylum seekers

Thailand began deporting more than 4,000 Hmong asylum seekers in secret today , drawing widespread […]
October 11, 2010

A fight for rape survivors

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

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 10, 2010

Amnesty accuses Sudan of brutal suppression

The Sudanese government is using a "brutal campaign" of torture, secret detentions and physical and […]
October 10, 2010

Iran stoning case woman ordered to name campaigners

Iran has put fresh pressure on the woman it last month sentenced to death by […]
October 7, 2010

Hilfsorganisationen ohne Ethos?

Austrians Broadcasting reflects the Lancet publication about health and war, focusing on conflicts between NGOs. […]
October 7, 2010

Haiti: After the Devastation, the Emotional Wreckage

The scale of the earthquake devastation in Haiti is all but impossible to measure accurately […]
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 3, 2010

President (ESTSS) in Kharkiv

President of European Society for Traumatic Stress studies (ESTSS) in Kharkiv Dr. Miranda Olff – […]
October 1, 2010

New president of ESTSS

We are very pleased to announce that Prof. Brigitte Leuger Schuster will be the next […]
July 11, 2010

Coping with child sexual abuse among college students and post-traumatic stress disorder

The role of continuity of abuse and relationship with the perpetrator The purpose of this […]
July 10, 2010

Obama Loves This Freaky PTSD Treatment; the Pentagon, Not So Much

Military-backed efforts to find an effective treatment for post-traumatic stress are making sluggish progress. The […]