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Publications of Interest

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

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

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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Publications of Interest – August 2017

A sampling of recent articles on PTSD focusing on factors of reslience. Boelen PA, Lenferink LIM. (2017) “Experiential acceptance and trait-mindfulness as predictors of analogue post-traumatic stress.” Psychology and Psychotherapy. 2017 Jul 14. doi: 10.1111/papt.12138. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28707425. OBJECTIVES: Experiential acceptance and trait-mindfulness are associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after […]

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Summer 2016 Publications

A sampling of recent articles on dissociation. Kazlauskas E, Javakhishvilli J, Meewisse M, Merecz-Kot D, Şar V, Schäfer I, Schnyder U, Gersons BP. (2016). “Trauma treatment across Europe: where do we stand now from a perspective of seven countries.” European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 2016 Mar 18;7:29450. doi: 10.3402/ejpt.v7.29450. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 26996534; PubMed Central […]

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