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SIG-Endorsed Sessions & SIG Meetings

The ISTSS 39th Annual Meeting is a unique opportunity to get involved with ISTSS Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Check out the sessions below recommended by some of our SIGs and annual meeting chairs, and see what our SIGs are all about by attending some of the SIG meetings happening at the annual meeting. 

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SIG-Endorsed Sessions

Click on the session titles below to view the details for each session. In addition to the meeting highlights and SIG events below, we have devoted a separate page on Featured Sessions on War and Disasters.‚Ä謆To view the full program, please visit our program page¬†‚ÄĒor, if you have registered for the annual meeting,¬†download the app.

Assessment and Diagnosis Track

Biology and Medical Track

Child and Adolescent Trauma Track

Clinical Interventions Track

Mass Violence and Migration Track

Mode, Method, and Ethics Track

Professionals Track

Public Health Track

Poster Presentations

  • The Influence of Race-Related Stress on Probable Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Use Disorders among BIPOC Survivors of Sexual Assault¬†(Recommended by the Trauma and Substance Use Disorders SIG)
  • Everyday Discrimination, LGBT+ Community Connectedness, and Alcohol Use Among Sexual Minority Emerging Adults¬†(Recommended by the Trauma and Substance Use Disorders SIG)
  • Disentangling Causality and Familial Confounding in the Association Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Psychiatric Disorders¬†(Recommended by the Genomics and Trauma SIG)
  • ‚Äč A Test of Three Etiological Hypotheses Explaining the Co-Occurrence of Traumatic Events and Alcohol Use During Adolescence¬†(Recommended by the Genomics and Trauma SIG)
  • Characterizing Potential Chronic Brain Health Effects of Concussion and Repetitive Head Impact Exposure: The CARE-SALTOS Integrated Study (CSIS)¬†(Recommended by the Genomics and Trauma SIG)
  • Epigenetic Signatures Linked to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) in Active Duty Personnel Exposed to War Zones¬†(Recommended by the Genomics and Trauma SIG)
  • The Clinical Utility of a Syndrome Conceptualization of Moral Injury: Results of a Pilot Study and Directions for Future Research¬†(Recommended by the Moral Injury SIG)
  • A Convergent Mixed-Method Design to Study the Impact of IPV and Coping Mechanisms Among LGBTQ+ Adults from Spain¬†(Recommended by the Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity SIG)
  • Understanding how Identity-Based Harassment and Discrimination during Military Service Impact Experiences of Veteran Care: A Pilot Study¬†(Recommended by the Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity SIG)¬†
  • Multiple Minoritized Identities, Sexual Identity Minority Stress, and Distress in a Sample of LGBQ+ University Students¬†(Recommended by the Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity SIG)¬†
  • Pathways between PTSD/cPTSD and Depression in LGBTQ+ Adults from Spain: Understanding Comorbidity with Network Analysis¬†(Recommended by the Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity SIG)¬†
  • Everyday Discrimination, LGBT+ Community Connectedness, and Alcohol Use among Sexual Minority Emerging Adults¬†(Recommended by the Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity SIG)¬†

SIG Meetings

Aging, Trauma, and the Lifecourse: Saturday, November 4th from 12:45-1:45PM; Emerald Bay

Child Trauma: Saturday, November 4th from 12:45-1:45PM; San Gabriel A/B

Complex Trauma: Friday, November 3rd from 12:45-1:45PM; Location TBD

Lifestyle Interventions for Traumatic Stress (LIFTS): Friday, November 3rd from 12:45-1:45PM; Santa Anita A/B/C

Military: Friday, November 3rd from 12:45-1:45PM; Avalon Room

Moral Injury: Thursday, November 2nd from 12:45-1:45PM; Avalon Room

Psychodynamic Research and Practice: Friday, November 3rd from 12:45-1:45PM; Location TBD

Research Methodology: Friday, November 3rd from 12:45-1:45PM; Santa Monica

Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity: Saturday, November 4th from 12:45-1:45PM; Avalon

Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity Social Hour: Friday, November 3rd from 7:00-8:00PM; Beaudry B (You do not need to be a SIG member to attend; no RSVP or registration required)

Sleep Disorders and Traumatic Stress: Thursday, November 2nd from 12:45-1:45PM; Beaudry A

Theoretical Concepts and Mechanisms of Traumatic Stress: Friday, November 3rd from 12:45-1:45PM; San Jose/San Francisco/Sacramento Ballroom

Trauma, Health, and Primary Care: Friday, November 3rd from 12:45-1:45PM; Emerald Bay Room

Trauma and Substance Use Disorders: Thursday, November 2nd from 12:45-1:45PM; Santa Anita A/B/C