Month: May 2017


Welcome New ISSTD Members

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERS Roger Carleton Carrie Ann Carr Anne David Danielle Kay Dittmer Annie Doczi Jerald M Gottlieb Natalie Grindy Valarie Lynn Harris John Levitt Marta Muntean Sophie Pollock Natalie M. Walch Elizabeth Weiss Myra D West Tracey Wiese EMERGING PROFESSIONAL MEMBERS Maritza Erazo Holly Jayamohan Lori Johnston Terry Kerler STUDENT MEMBERS Steve Miller Bethany Neubarth […]

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Members Clinical Corner

Autonomic Arousal and Emotion in Victims of Interpersonal Violence: Shame Proneness But Not Anxiety Predicts Vagal Tone

The role of shame is increasingly recognised to be major in the experience of clients with complex trauma-related conditions. Indeed, Frewen and Lanius (2015: 106) describe shame as `the core affective counterpart to extreme negative self-referential cognitions’. In the following commentary on a paper by Freed and D’Andrea published in JTD in the same year, […]

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Letter From The President

Getting Together and Building Our Colony

The recent ISSTD Annual Conference brought together over 400 delegates and some 20 additional attendees joined us for our first foray into offering live streaming for a day of the conference. It was wonderful to see so many new and old colleagues coming together to learn and network, share and connect. The warmth and curiosity […]

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