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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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Letter From The President

Mid-Year Updates from ISSTD

15 Mid-Year Accomplishments + 5 Highlights You Want to Know About What a productive 2021 year it has been. It started with the implementation of many new strategic goals, several innovative activities, and has continued to evolve successfully with sustained growth in the areas of international membership and finance.    Top 15 events we must […]

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use

New Book Explores Trauma and Memory ISSTD Fellow Valerie Sinason is co-editor of a new book Trauma and Memory: The Science and the Silenced, published this month by Routledge. Trauma and Memory explores many facets of trauma memory and the concept of ‘false memories’, including exploring the damage caused internationally by false memory groups and […]

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