Religiosity / Spirituality & WellBeing in BIPOC & LGBTQ+ Communities

October 23, 2023

In briefClaire J. Starrs & Zaine A. Roberts Religiosity has been shown to be related to indicators of well-being such as hope, optimism, happiness, and quality of life (Gonçalves, et al., 2017; Panzini, et al. 2017; Peres, et al., 2017), as well as lower distress, even in the face of major stressors, such as cancer,…


Contextualizing Dissociation and Dissociative Disorders

June 21, 2023

Multicultural Considerations for the Past, Present, & Future of our Field Nicholas A. Pierorazio, Christina M. Dardis, & Bethany L. BrandSection Editor: Claire J. Starrs Dissociation is presently understood as a disconnection and/or disintegration in consciousness, memory, identity, emotion, perception, somatic experience, motor functioning, and/or behavior (American Psychiatric Association, 2022). Dissociation may range from being…


Transforming Horizontal Violence Globally

March 20, 2023

Ani Kalayjian & Andrew Dolinear Section Editor: Claire J. Starrs The Association of Trauma Outreach and Prevention (ATOP) MeaningfulWorld is an international non-governmental organization affiliated with the United Nation’s Department of Global Communication. MeaningfulWorld offers mental health education programs and workshops focusing on empowerment, stress management, time management, creating a healthy workplace, preventing burnouts, mindfulness,…