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This column lists recent articles that have come to my attention. If you have recently authored books or articles, please send a copy of the article, a publisher's brochure or other information to Elana Newman, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Tulsa, 600 South College Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74104.

Ahmad, A.; Sofi, M.A.; Sundelin-Wahlsten V.; & von Knorring, A.L. (2000). Posttraumatic stress disorder in children after the military operation "Anfal" in Iraqi Kurdistan. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 9 (4), 235-43.

Arambasic, Lidija; Kerestes, Gordana; Kuterovac-Jagodic, Gordana; & Vizek-Vidovic, Vlasta (2000). The role of pet ownership as a possible buffer variable in traumatic experiences. Studia Psychologica, 42 (1-2), 135-146.

Bryant, R.A.; Marosszeky, J.E.; Crooks, J.; Baguley, I.J.; & Gurka, J.A. (2001). Posttraumatic stress disorder and psychosocial functioning after severe traumatic brain injury. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease, 189 (2), 109-13.

Chemtob, C.M.; Taylor, K.B.; Woo, L.; & Coel, M.N. (2001). Mixed handedness and trauma symptoms in disaster-exposed adolescents. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease, 189 (1), 58-60.

Cottler L.B.; Nishith P.; & Compton, Wm 3rd (2001). Gender differences in risk factors for trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder among inner-city drug abusers in and out of treatment. Journal of Comparative Psychiatry, 42 (2), 111-17.

Davis, Lori & Siegel, Lawrence J. (2000). Posttraumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: A review and analysis. Clinical Child & Family Psychology Review 3, 135-154.

Erickson, S.J., & Steiner, H. (2001). Trauma and personality correlates in long-term pediatric cancer survivors. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 31 (3), 195-213.

Farrell, Derek P. & Taylor, Maye. (2000). Silenced by God - an examination of unique characteristics within sexual abuse by clergy. Counselling Psychology Review, 15 (1), 22-31.

Favaro, A.; Degortes, D.; Colombo, G.; & Santonastaso, Paolo (2000). The effects of trauma among kidnap victims in Sardinia, Italy. Psychological Medicine, 30 (4), 975-980.

Ford, J.D.; Racusin, R.; Ellis, C.G.; Daviss, W.B.; Reiser, J.; Fleischer, A.; & Thomas, J. (2000). Child maltreatment, other trauma exposure, and posttraumatic symptomatology among children with oppositional defiant and attention deficit hyperactivity disorders. Child Maltreatment, 5 (3), 205-17.

Ghahramanlou, M., & Brodbeck, C. (2000). Predictors of secondary trauma in sexual assault trauma counselors. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 2 (4), 229-40.

Ide, N., & Paez, A. (2000). Complex PTSD: a review of current issues. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 2 (1), 43-9.

Kaminer, D.; Seedat, S.; Lockhat, R.; & Stein, D.J. (2000). Violent trauma among child and adolescent girls: Current knowledge and implications for clinicians. International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 15 (3), 51-9.

King, J.A.; Mandansky, D.; King, S.; Fletcher, K.E.; & Brewer, J. (2001). Early sexual abuse and low cortisol. Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, 55 (1), 71-4.

Kozaric-Kovacic D.; Kocijan Hercigonja D.; & Grubisic-Ilic M. (2001). Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in soldiers with combat experiences. Croatian Medical Journal, 42 (2), 165-170.

Laforce, R. Jr.; Gibson, B.; Morehouse, R.; Bailey, P.A.; & MacLaren, V.V. (2000). Neuropsychiatric profile of a case of post traumatic stress disorder following an electric shock. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 55 (4), 524-26.

Laor, Nathaniel & Wolmer, Leo (2000). Image control and posttraumatic symptoms in children following SCUD missile attacks. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 90, 1295-1298.

Last, M. (2000). Healing the social wounds of war. Medicine, Conflict & Survival, 16 (4), 370-82.

Lemon, N.K. (2001). Domestic violence is a medical issue. Journal of Gender Specific Medicine, 3 (5), 22-4.

Maes M.; Delmeire L.; & Mylle J., Altamura C. (2001). Risk and preventive factors of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Alcohol consumption and intoxication prior to a traumatic event diminishes the relative risk to develop PTSD in response to that trauma. Journal of Affective Disorder, 63 (1-3), 113-21.

Messman-Moore, T.L.; Long, P.J.; & Siegfried, N.J. (2000). The revictimization of child sexual abuse survivors: an examination of the adjustment of college women with child sexual abuse, adult sexual assault and adult physical abuse. Child Maltreatment, 5 (1), 18-27.

Miller, R.J.; Sutherland, A.G.; Hutchison, J.D.; & Alexander, D.A. (2001). C-reactive protein and interleukin 6 receptor in posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot study. Cytokine, 13 (4), 253-5.

Neria, Y.; Solomon, Z.; Ginzburg, K.; & Dekel, R. (2000). Sensation seeking, wartime performance and long-term adjustment among Israeli war veterans. Personality & Individual Differences, 29 (5), 921-932.

Norman, Judith (2000). Constructive narrative in arresting the impact of posttraumatic stress disorder. Clinical Social Work Journal, 28 (3), 303-319.

Paolucci, E.O.; Genuis, M.L.; & Violato, C. (2001). A meta-analysis of the published research on the effects of child sexual abuse. The Journal of Psychology, 135 (1), 17-36.

Pitman, R.K.; Lanes, D.M.; Williston, S.K.; Guillaume, J.L.; Metzger, L.J.; Gehr, G.M.; Orr, S.P. (2001). Psychophysiologic assessment of posttraumatic stress disorder in breast cancer patients. Psychosomatics, 42 (2), 133-40.

Platman, S.R. (1999). Psychopharmacology and posttraumatic stress disorder. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 1 (3), 195-59.

Prigerson, H.G.; Maciejewski, P.K.; & Rosenheck, R.A. (2001). Combat trauma: Trauma with highest risk of delayed onset and unresolved posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, unemployment and abuse among men. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disorders, 189 (2), 99-108.

Rosenberg, H.J.; Rosenberg, S.D.; Wolford, G.L. II; Manganiello. P.D.; Brunette, M.F.; & Boynton, R.A. (2000). The relationship between trauma, PTSD and medical utilization in three high risk medical populations. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 30 (3), 247-59.

Rudolph, M.N., & Hughes, D.H. (2001). Emergency psychiatry: Emergency assessments of domestic violence, sexual dangerousness, and elder and child abuse. Psychiatric Services, 52 (3), 281-306.

Shanks, L., & Schull, M.J. (2000). Rape in war: the humanitarian response. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 163 (9), 1152-56.

Shepherd, Jonathan; Stein, K.; & Milne, R. (2000). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: A review of an emerging therapy. Psychological Medicine, 30 (4), 863-871.

Silverman, G.K.; Jacobs, S.C.; Kasl, S.V.; Shear, M.K.; Maciejewski, P.K.; Noaghiul, F.S.; & Prigerson, H.G. (2000). Quality of life impairments associated with diagnostic criteria for traumatic grief. Psychological Medicine, 30 (4), 857-862.

Tym, Robert; Dyck, Murray J.; & McGrath, Gaye (2000). Does a visual perceptual disturbance characterize trauma-related anxiety syndromes? Journal of Anxiety Disorders Special Issue: Current clinical challenges in the treatment of anxiety disorders, 14 (4), 377-394.

Worden, A.P. (2000). Criminal justice responses to violence against women. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 19 (4), 292-97.


Web Site Resources

  1. Project NoSpank, the Web site of Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education (PTAVE). Since the launch of the Web site in the fall of 1998, it has evolved into a comprehensive resource for protecting children from maltreatment, with more than 1,100 authoritative, research-based files. A steady stream of positive responses from students, educators, researchers, policy makers and journalists testify to the Web site's value. Visit at http://nospank.org.
  2. Children of Incarcerated Parents. ISTSS member, Susan Mirow, PhD, MD, has created a Web site for youths whose parents are incarcerated. Youths can discuss and share their experiences at http://www.yopi.tv.
  3. The Web site of International Victimology contains two searchable databases on research and service delivery programs for victims of crime and abuse of power. It also features UN documents and news. See http://www.victimology.nl.