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Podcasts & More from ISTSS 2019

#ISTSS2019 joined forces with André Tomlin, a world-leading science communicator and mental health blogger known as The Mental Elf. During the meeting, André worked alongside a dedicated social media team who interviewed speakers and attendees, live video streamed some of the talks, wrote blog posts of ISTSS 2019 content and live tweeted.

Podcast Interviews

Listen to brief podcast interviews recorded at ISTSS 2019 by André Tomlin, Evan Auguste and other members of the ISTSS 2019 Beyond the Room team:

Live Video Streams

Couldn't make it to ISTSS 2019? Mental Elf live streamed the following sessions on YouTube:

Invited Session: Developmental Adversity as a Biological Variable: Considering A Path Forward Part One 

Friday, November 15, 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (U.S. Eastern)

Panel: The Global Human Rights and Mental Health Crisis of Forced Displacement: Caring for Refugees through Mental Health Research

Saturday, November 16, 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (U.S. Eastern)

Blog Posts
Long-Term Outcomes of Childhood Sexual Abuse

November 15, 2019

Raphael Underwood summarizes a recent umbrella review (a synthesis of meta-analyses), which aimed to evaluate the current literature regarding childhood sexual abuse and long-term outcomes (psychosocial outcomes, psychiatric diagnoses and physical health outcomes).

PTSD: The Current Picture

November 13, 2019

Jon Bisson, who led the development of the 2018 ISTSS PTSD Prevention and Treatment Guidelines, summarizes an expert review written by Richard Bryant on posttraumatic stress disorder, which covers the current definitions of PTSD, its known prevalence and risk factors, the main models to explain the disorder, and evidence-supported treatments.

Treating PTSD in Children and Young People

October 28, 2019

Dr. David Trickey comments on the new ISTSS treatment guidelines for children and young people with posttraumatic stress disorder. 

Live Tweets

Look for tweets from last year's conference under #ISTSS2019

Social Media Team

The volunteering correspondents working with The Mental Elf were students; regular ISTSS members; and four young adult prior service-users from the Looking In Theatre along with their mentors, UCONN Health Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Rocio Chang and Looking In Theatre Director Jonathan Gillman. Please welcome Spencer Murray, Horlando Cornejal, Angel Cooper, Rachel Gary, William J. Koehler, Evan Auguste, Philippa Specker, Melanie Arenson, Rachel Frost, Anna Harwood-Gross, Heidi Sandnes and Harald Bækkelund treading the floors for you.