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30 November 2010

Treating Victims of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

For the week of December 5th, 2010

Guest: Brian Engdahl, psychologist at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis & U of M Academic Health Center’s Brain Sciences Center

Issues: What is PTSD?; How it affects victims and loved ones; How victims are treated; Are some people more at risk than others?; What kind of experiences are most likely to trigger PTSD; Whether victims can be redeployed; Research identifying where PTSD affects the brain

Part 1

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Part 2

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