psychological stress arises as a result of our body response to
stressor like work, noise, an illness, exercise. Whilst psychological
effects of stress may occurs when our mind perceives an inability
to cope with a "challenge" of some kind.
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A. Ross Institute - Was formed to further the understanding of
psychological trauma and its consequences by providing educational
services, research, and clinical treatment of trauma based disorders.
Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, ESTSS - The European Society
for Traumatic Stress Studies, established in 1993, is the European
network for professionals in the field of psychotraumatology.
The European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies seeks to ensure
continued prominence is given to all aspects of traumatic stress and
its many repercussions. The European Society for Traumatic
Stress Studies promotes networking between individuals and organisations
within the field of psychotraumatology. 3/5
Body’s Reaction to Stress (General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)).When
a person experiences stress, the brain responds by initiating 1400
different responses including the dumping of a variety of chemicals
to our blood stream. This gives a momentary boost to do whatever needs
to be done to survive. 3/5
Treatment Manual - By Dr. Edward L. Schmookler. This manual
was originally written for people working in the field with women
survivors of rape in Bosnia, but it can be used more broadly as a
guide for helping anyone of either gender who has survived any kind
of trauma. Not
Online - V.A.O.R. is working towards the creation an
virtual community of victim-assistance service providers in cyberspace.