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Journal of Traumatic Stress

As the official publication of ISTSS, the Journal of Traumatic Stress (JTS) is an interdisciplinary forum for the publication of peer-reviewed original papers on biopsychosocial aspects of trauma. Papers focus on theoretical formulations, research, treatment, prevention education/training, and legal and policy concerns.

Read JTS as an ISTSS Member

ISTSS members receive full access to the Journal of Traumatic Stress courtesy of their ISTSS membership. Log in here to use your ISTSS member subscription.

Read JTS as a Nonmember

Browse abstracts, free access and open access articles in the Journal of Traumatic Stress, or subscribe as a nonmember for full access.

JTS Virtual Special Issues

Virtual special issues organize Journal of Traumatic Stress articles by topics of particular interest. Browse JTS virtual special issues on timely topics such as COVID-19, hurricane-related trauma, sexual assault and more.

Open Access

Read open-access articles in the Journal of Traumatic Stress.

JTS Editorial Fellowship for Underrepresented Scholars

As an international journal, strives for diverse representation on our editorial team and in the content we publish. In order to foster diversity, both in the present and in years to come, the JTS Editorial Fellowship for Underrepresented Scholars offers a pathway for underrepresented early career scholars to gain the mentorship, experience and professional skills that will support their effective participation in the editorial process.

Submit an Article

Read our author guidelines and learn how to submit an article to the Journal of Traumatic Stress.

20% Off JTS Open Access Fees

Journal of Traumatic Stress authors can make their articles open access by paying an article publication charge (APC). ISTSS members receive 20% off article publication charges

Download the JTS App

Learn how to access the Journal of Traumatic Stress via smartphone app using your ISTSS member login.