Research Resources and LinksISTSS has gathered information on trauma assessment measures for adults and children which may be useful to trauma researchers.
Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) Database
Search the worldwide literature on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health co.nsequences of exposure to traumatic events. Produced by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, National Center for PTSD
PTSD Research Quarterly
Quarterly research briefs on trauma research topics, from the the US Department of Veteran Affairs, National Center for PTSD.
European Traumatic Stress Research Database
Information regarding traumatic stress research in Europe, from the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS).
NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORTER) Database
Search REPORTER to find current research funded by the US National Institutes of Health
Find Funding for Trauma Research
Australia: National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
U.K.: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
U.S.: Guide to Federal Research Grants
Training in Research Methods
General Research Methods that May Be Relevant to Trauma
National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM)
Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan
Web-Based Learning Opportunities in Research Methods
National Institutes of Health Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (US)
Karestan Koenen, Arik Shalev and Ron Kessler invite investigators with prospective data predicting PTSD from ER studies to join their new NIMH-funded International Consortium to Predict PTSD. The goal of this study is to identify robust predictors of PTSD that can be used in first-response settings. Contact Karestan if you have appropriate data and want more information.
Karestan Koenen, Kerry Ressler and Israel Liberzon invite investigators with genetic data on PTSD to join their PTSD group within the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium. The goal of this consortium is identify genetic biomarkers of PTSD by conducting large-scale mega-analysis of both genotype and epigenetic data. Contact Karestan if you have appropriate data and want more information.