The Traumag is a biannual journal that was published for 3 years. The objective of this magazine was to promote access to knowledge about post-traumatic stress disorder and to raise awareness on effective treatments for people with post-traumatic stress disorder. The editorial team consisted of students, researchers, and experienced professionals.
Our first issue explains what post-traumatic stress disorder is and how to help victims of violence.
Our second and larger issue features articles, columns and bubbles on the theme of victims of crime.
Our third issue focuses on workplace violence. Why are we addressing this issue? Since 2011, a research team at the Trauma Studies Center has been working on this issue. Indeed, the VISAGE team, a misordered acronym for Sex and Gender-Based Workplace Violence, aims to deepen and share knowledge about violence in the workplace. This team prepared a few articles and columns to introduce you to the subject.
We have omitted from the resources list on page 4 the centres for Crime Victims Assistance (CAVAC). Their mission is to provide front-line services to all victims of crime and their families, as well as crime witnesses.
Contact informations: www.cavac.qc.ca ou 1 866 LE CAVAC
Our fourth issue, which accompanied the arrival of spring, has as its theme social support in mental health. As you will discover through your reading, social support plays a key role in mental health, and particularly in the recovery of victims of traumatic events. Our team invites you to browse through the various articles to learn more about the advances in research in this area.
Our fifth issue focuses on the traumatic event itself: the evolution of its definition, its characteristics, the reactions experienced during and immediately after the event, the categories of events and more.
Our sixth issue focuses on trauma in children. It provides avenues for reflection, recommendations and a list of resources offering psychological services to children.
Our seventh issue focuses on the screening and prevention of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Our eighth issue looks at the experiences of victims with post-traumatic stress disorder.