ESTSS 2017 – Odense, Denmark: From a student’s perspective

A 35-odd hour journey found myself in a quaint Nordic town that boasts of the birthplace of Hans Christian Anderson. In this town, trauma specialists gathered from across the world to share knowledge and questions regarding the theme of Child Maltreatment at the 15th European Society of Traumatic Stress Studies Conference.

ESTSS began with a day of preconference workshops.

Latest articles from the Journal of Traumatic Stress


Patterns of Smoking and Unhealthy Alcohol Use Following Sexual Trauma Among U.S. Service Members

Amber D. Seelig, Anna C. Rivera, Teresa M. Powell, Emily C. Williams, Arthur V. Peterson, Alyson J. Littman, Charles Maynard, Amy E. Street, Jonathan B. Bricker and Edward J. Boyko

Version of Record online: 14 SEP 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/jts.22214

Resilience and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in National Guard Soldiers Deployed to Iraq: A Prospective Study of Latent Class Trajectories and Their Predictors (pages 351–361)

Melissa A.

Research Project – Trauma and the Altered Self

Research Project – Trauma and the Altered Self

Dr. Ida Kaplan and Evan Jureidini are urgently seeking participants (mental health professionals) for a research study investigating an important and under researched area of posttraumatic mental health – experiences of self or identity following significant trauma in adulthood.

We would like to invite mental health professionals who have:

  • Experience working therapeutically with clients who have a history of exposure to significant trauma in adulthood.

Interview with Professor Kelsey Hegarty on the barriers and solutions for disclosure of domestic violence.

(Originally published in Stress Points 2016)

Professor Kelsey Hegarty is an academic general practitioner who works in the Department of General Practice at the University of Melbourne. She currently leads a research program on abuse and violence in primary care. Her current research includes the evidence base for interventions to prevent violence against women;

An interview with Professor Richard Tedeschi on posttraumatic growth

(originally published in Stress Points, December, 2015)

  1. Given that most research and practice regarding trauma focuses on alleviating symptoms of PTSD, depression, anxiety and so on, what led you to develop your approach and the subsequent model of PTG?

If we go back to the beginning, [mid 80’s], my colleague Lawrence Calhoun and I were looking at the concept of wisdom.

Picking Traumas pocket trailer and information

The following video is a trailer of a documentary being made about childhood sexual abuse. James Buffin, a Canadian independent film making is shooting on every continent interviewing survivors and trauma counsellors etc and will be in Australia next year. They are currently crowd funding for the project.

For more information click here

 

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