Monthly Archives: February 2012

Upcoming Presentations

Valarie Pierson, Melissa Sawa, and Dr. Kanako Taku will present a research, entitled

“Subjective Definitions of Growth and Religions Correlate with Posttraumatic Growth”

at the 120th annual convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) – 56, Division of Trauma Psychology.

The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida, from August 2nd to 5th, 2012.

 Upcoming Symposium Presentation

With Dr. Richard Tedeschi as a chairperson, Drs. Jenifer Gregory, Cengiz Kilic, and Kanako Taku will present the symposium, entitled

“Similarities and differences in post traumatic growth across cultures”

at the 120th annual convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) – 56, Division of Trauma Psychology.

The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida, from August 2nd to 5th, 2012.

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PTG Radio Interview with Dr. Richard Tedeschi

From WHYY’s “Voices In The Family”

With soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, we hear a lot about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Psychologists are also interested in a different response to trauma; post-traumatic growth. Many survivors report personal growth and development in the aftermath of trauma – and say they have found happiness and fulfillment they wouldn’t have known otherwise. Dan Gottlieb will discuss this newly emerging field, and explore what we can learn from it. Joining Dr. Gottlieb will be Dr. Richard Tedeschi, who coined the term “Post Traumatic Growth.” He is a professor of Psychology at UNC Charlotte.

Listen on WHYY’s website here. 

Visit Dr. Tedeschi’s website here. 

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PTG Lab Featured in OU Magazine

6-12-29Dr. Taku and the PTG Lab were featured in the OU Magazine last spring. Check it out below! 

Source: OU Magazine

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