Medicolegal Consequences of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Civilian and Military Populations



On February 21, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. (ET), The TASA Group, in conjunction with psychiatric expert Burton Singerman, presented a free, one-hour interactive webinar presentation, Medicolegal Consequences of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Civilian and Military Populations, for all legal professionals. During this presentation, Burton discussed:

-History of our understanding of PTSD
-Difficulties with diagnosis of PTSD
-Types of PTSD
-PTSD and employment
-Combat/Military PTSD
-Resolving PTSD
-PTSD and civil litigation
-Difficulties in litigation
-Is it PTSD?

About The Presenter:

Dr. Burton Singerman, M.D. serves as the head of three successful academic departments of psychiatry and has trained hundreds of medical residents, medical students and mental health paraprofessionals. His clinical and research projects for the Department of Defense and the Pentagon have led to new approaches for the treatment and the prevention of post-traumatic stress disorder. He has consulted on numerous types of legal cases, including medical malpractice, personal injury and disability litigation.

Source: Youtube