He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is as unkind as if he had refused it.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dante Alighieri


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'What If' Cascade - Naomi Halpern

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Clinical Neuropsychiatry, Volume 17, issue 2 – April 2020 
Journal of Treatment Evaluation
Editor In Chief: Donatella Marazziti – Associate Editor: Adriano Schimmenti
Bimonthly journal published by Giovanni Fioriti Editore srl
ISSN: 1724-4935, Language: English.  


1. Editorial COVID-19

2. The four horsemen of fear: An integrated model of understanding fear experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic by Adriano Schimmenti, Joël Billieux and Vladan Starcevic

3. The self and its world: a neuro-ecological and temporo-spatial account of existential fear by Andrea Scalabrini, Clara Mucci, Lorenzo Lucherini Angeletti, Georg Northof

4. Stress and Coping in the Time of COVID-19: Pathways to Resilience and Recovery by Craig Polizzi, Steven Jay Lynn, Andrew Perry

5. Lockdown and isolation: psychological aspects of COVID-19 pandemic in the general population by Federico Mucci, Nicola Mucci, Francesca Diolaiuti

6. The Dynamics of Fear at the Time of COVID-19: A Contextual Behavioral Science Perspective by Giovambattista Presti, Louise McHugh, Andrew Gloster, Maria Karekla, Steven C. Hayes


Briere, J. (April 2020) Suggestions for Providing Nonclinical Peer Support and Debriefing to Frontline Healthcare Providers and Other Personnel Working with COVID-19 Patients


Resource for clients: FACE - COVID by Dr Russ Harris


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Brand, B L, PhD & Lowenstein, R. MD. (2010) Dissociative Disorders: An overview of assessment, phenomenology and treatment Click Here

Briere, J. et al (2002) Treating adult survivors of severe childhood abuse and neglect: Further development of an integrative model Click Here

Briere, J. (2004) Treating the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Maltreatment Click Here

Briere, J. (2005) Phenomenology and Psychological Assessment of Complex Posttraumatic States Click Here

Briere, J. (2005) Peritraumatic and Persistent Dissociation in the Presumed Etiology of PTSD Click Here

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Briere, J. (2013) When People Do Bad Things: Evil Suffering and Dependent Origination Click Here

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Ford, J.D. (2013) How Can Self Regulation Enhance Our Understanding of Trauma and Dissociation? Click Here

Ford, J.D., Steinberg, K.L, Hawke, J., Levine, J., Zhang, W. (2012) Randomized Trial Comparison of Emotion Regulation and Relational Psychotherapies for PTSD with Girls Involved in Delinquency Click Here

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Middleton, W. (2017). International Spotlight: ISSTD spotlight on Australia, (A history of the dissociative disorders field on Australia)  ISSTD News, November.

Middleton, W., Dorahy, M., Salter, M. (2017) Reporting revives bad memories of contentious issues, The Australian 14/10/2017  Download

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