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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Core

Jump to: PTSD Webinar | Current Research | Conferences | Resources

The PTSD Core investigates pharmacological and psychological treatments for veterans with PTSD. The focus is on underserved populations of veterans with PTSD including women and those with substance abuse problems. A key goal is to develop a better understanding of PTSD and why it occurs in some veterans and not in others as well as investigating information that will help match Veterans to the best treatments.

 


PTSD Updates Webinar
Friday, November 14, 2014


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Hear from the experts about the most up to date information on understanding PTSD and its treatment.

Hosted by: Lea Williams, Director of PTSD Education, VISN21 MIRECC, Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System.


Survey

Please send us feedback by filling out a short three question survey for future webinars. The survey can be found by clicking here. Thank you!


Slides and Video

Presentation slides: available by clicking here.
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Speakers and Topics

Thomas Neylan, M.D.
Topic: Pros & Cons of the 2014 Institute of Medicine Report.
Director of the Posttraumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) Program at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), Deputy Associate Chief of Staff for Research at VAMC and Professor, Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco.

Marylene Cloitre, Ph.D.
Topic: Group Skills Training and Affective Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR):  The benefits of skills focused intervention.
Associate Director of Research, Dissemination and Training Division of the National Center for PTSD and Research Professor of Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City.

Craig Rosen, Ph.D.
Topic: Improving Veterans’ Access to  Evidence-Based Psychotherapy for PTSD – How Are We Doing?       
Deputy Director, Dissemination and Training Division of the National Center for PTSD and Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine

Julie Weitlauf, Ph.D.
Topic: Clinical Approaches for Women Veterans with PTSD.    
Director, Women's Mental Health Core, Sierra Pacific MIRECC, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Clinical Associate Professor (affiliated) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine

Eric Kuhn, Ph.D.
Topic: Tech/mobile interventions for PTSD.
Clinical Research Program Manager, Dissemination and Training Division of the National Center for PTSD and Clinical Assistant Professor (affiliated), Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine.

Steve Woodward, Ph.D.
Topic: What’s new in fear?
Psychologist at the Dissemination and Training Division of the National Center for PTSD.

Josef Ruzek, Ph.D.
Topic: How can we get better at this: What will it take to improve our PTSD care for veterans?
Director, Dissemination and Training Division of the National Center for PTSD, Clinical Professor (affiliated) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine and Associate Professor, Palo Alto University.

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Current Research


  • PTSD Program (website currently under construction)

Key Personnel: Thomas Neylan, M.D., Amit Etkin, M.D., & Eric Kuhn, Ph.D.

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Conferences


Updates on PTSD

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Resources