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Category: Publications of Interest

Publications of Interest

Intimate Partner Violence

Each quarter ISSTD News endeavors to focus POI on recently published articles which are timely and relevant to community discourse. With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month in many countries, this POI will focus on recent publications exploring issues related to intimate partner violence (a more modern phrase than Domestic Violence, and one that captures […]

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Race, Trauma and Dissociation

This quarter POI focuses on recent papers which explore the intersection of race, trauma and dissociation, and racialized trauma. Articles span the conceptual, theoretical and clinical. I hope you enjoy reading this. If you have any ideas for themes for POI make sure you let me know at katemcmaughpsychology@gmail.com. Gómez, J.M. & Gobin, R.L. (2020).  […]

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Art Therapy, Trauma and Dissociation

This quarter POI focuses on the use of art therapy in the treatment of trauma and dissociation, with a selection of recent publications. Articles include pilot studies, group programs, a case study and even case studies of online programs, illustrating the range of work and publications in this growing area of work. Note that the […]

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Attachment, Trauma and Dissociation

This quarter POI focuses on the relationship between attachment, trauma and dissociation with a selection of recent publications. Note that the first two articles on the list are available free to members. I hope you enjoy reading this. If you have any ideas for themes for POI make sure you let me know at katemcmaughpsychology@gmail.com. […]

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Animal Assisted Therapy for Trauma

This quarter we are taking a look at the recent information regarding animal-assisted therapy. You may have read Michelle M. Yarberry’s article in ISSTD News’s Kid’s Korner July 2018: Squeaks, nuzzles, tail wags, woofs, and whinnies: An experiential glimpse into animal/equine-assisted psychotherapy/play therapy. Our trauma and dissociative clients have many unique challenges that often include […]

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Suicide, Trauma, and Dissociation

This quarter’s POI theme is suicide associated with trauma and/or dissociation. This is an important theme for me, after having lost two family members in less than one year to suicide – both having had histories of childhood trauma. Professionals and survivors need to be aware of the increased risks for, along with the correlations […]

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Childhood Trauma’s Impact on Sexual and Gender Minorities

For the second quarter, the overall theme is childhood trauma’s impact on sexual and gender minorities. There is a higher risk for polyvictimization and serious adverse mental health outcomes for these groups. The trauma field around the world is gradually increasing research in this area. Clements-Nolle, K., Lensch, R., Baxa, A., et.al. (2018). Sexual Identity, […]

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Publications of Interest

Publications of Interest

Hello! My name is Lynn M. Hazard and I am the new POI Editor for ISSTD. As an emerging trauma professional I am keenly aware of the need for current research and publication information to help us all provide the best care possible for our clients. I am a private-practice clinical social worker in Alabama, […]

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Publications of Interest

Publications of Interest

Dear Colleagues This quarter our Publications of Interest focuses on the role of shame in trauma and dissociation. Within this broad theme we bring you six articles which we hope you will find interesting. You may notice, I am not the POI Editor. We are still looking for a new POI Editor. So, if you […]

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