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‘Wordless Book’ tells a story of Refugee Trauma ISSTD Fellow Valerie Sinason is co-author of a novel new book, a book without words. A Refugee’s Story is a graphic story, with each page containing a scene following a refugee family as they flee war, are separated, arrive in a new country, and are eventually re-united. […]

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Donate to ISSTD

Thank You to ISSTD’s 2021 Donors!

By donating to ISSTD, you help the Society continue to grow. If you approve of what your Society has been trying to do to advance our field and to provide a safe and supportive professional home for colleagues who work with those who are the victims of severe long term trauma, and if your circumstances permit, […]

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Volunteer Opportunity Spotlight

Volunteer Opportunity Spotlight: Public Health Committee

This month’s Volunteer Position Spotlight shines on the opportunity to become a part of the new Public Health Committee! This is a wonderful opportunity open to all ISSTD Members and looking particularly for those with experience in community mental health settings, health promotion and capacity building, and more! This opportunity allows for the ability to […]

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Clinical Reflections

Seeing Ourselves as Our Patients See Us

I was cleaning out my garage, sorting through old boxes when I came across a piece of paper and a humorous, somewhat metaphorical, somewhat stylized account from a patient from over a quarter of a century ago. He had spontaneously produced it, and it was typical of his characteristic humour and its reliance on exaggeration […]

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Publications of Interest

Effectiveness of Physical Exercise in Symptom Management of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

The topic of September’s publications of interests is the role of physical exercise in symptom management of post-traumatic stress disorder. Rosenbaum, S., Vancampfort, D., Steel, Z., Newby, J., Ward, P. B., & Stubbs, B. (2015). Physical activity in the treatment of Post-traumatic stress disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychiatry Research, 230(2), 130–136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2015.10.017 Background […]

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