paul fREWEN, phd

Psychobiology of                                     Trauma-related Disorders


Recent and upcoming events...

  • We will present 2 symposia presentations at the upcoming ISTSS meeting in Baltimore (November 2011).
  • We received notice from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research that our project 'Psychological Assessment of Symptom Causal Relations' has been funded (June 30, 2011)
  • Presented 2 posters at the ISTSS meeting in Montreal November 4-6, 2010 titled "Self-referential Processing in Women with PTSD Related to Childhood Abuse: An fMRI Study" & "Neuroimaging social emotional processing in PTSD: fMRI Study"
  • Received the President's New Researcher Award from the Canadian Psychological Association in Winnepeg, Manitoba (June 3, 2010)
  • Elected Chair-Elect of the Canadian Psychological Association Traumatic Stress Section in Winnepeg, Manitoba (June 3, 2010)
  • Launched Internet Version of Childhood Attachment & Relational Trauma Scale (CARTS): March 11, 2010
  • Completed Registration as Psychologist with Ontario College (Dec-3, 2009)
  • Course Instructor for: Introductory to Clinical Psychology (2301a/b), Dept of Psychology at Western: Sept-2009 to May-2011
  • Lectured on topics of Psychometric Theory & Testing to Psychiatry Residents: Sept-17 & Oct-8, 2009
  • Invited CME Presentation (South St. Hospital, London, ON, May 14, 2009): Neuroimaging Self-Referential Cognition in Affective Disorder-PTSD
  • Launched Remote Desktop Computer Survey Project (Mar 24, 2009): Development of Computerized Childhood Attachment & Relational Trauma, and Computerized Mood & Trauma Symptom Scales Study - Remote Desktop Application
  • Invited CME Presentation (St. Joseph's Hospital, London, ON, Dec 11, 2009): Difficulties with Social Emotion in Women with PTSD: Self-report & fMRI study of emotional imagery
  • Awarded New Investigator Fellowship by the Ontario Mental Health Foundation (Mar 19, 2008): Neuroimaging Studies of Self-Perception in Women with Depression with and without Postraumatic Stress Disorder
  • CIHR NET Family Violence Research Conference Invited Presentation (Toronto, Jan 29, 2009): Development of a Retrospective Childhood Attachment & Relational Trauma Scale
  • International Society For Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) Award (Chicago, Nov 13, 2008)
    Received ISTSS award for recommendations for revision to DSM-IV diagnostic practices for trauma-related disorders
  • International Society For Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) Invited Presentation (Chicago, Nov 13, 2008):
    Presented invited ISTSS paper on alexithymia and PTSD
  • Began Assistant Professorship (London, Sept 2nd, 2008)
    Began new role as Assistant Professor in Departments of Psychiatry & Psychology at Western