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Alice Barber Lecture: The Challenges of Dealing with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be a debilitating condition that affects 1 in 20 people. This lecture reviews our current knowledge of how PTSD develops, the course of PTSD, and the best available treatments. Apart from understanding the biological mechanisms of PTSD, social factors also play a critical role in adaptation to trauma. Recent examples… Read More »

The Challenge and Promise of Cannabis-Based PTSD Research

Dr. Sue Sisley (MD) Since 1968 the National Institute on Drug Abuse has maintained a monopoly on the production and distribution of cannabis for research. This monopoly has prevented U.S. based clinical research from accessing quality flower and diverse phenotypes for human testing. Dr Sisley will discuss the challenges of both obtaining federal approval for… Read More »

Flight attendants and PTSD: CNN interview with Jeffrey Lating

Jeffrey Lating, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Loyola University Maryland, is interviewed on CNN about post traumatic stress experienced by flight attendants across the airline industry after a crash. The interview was a sidebar piece to coverage of the MH17 tragedy. (7/24/14) Source: Youtube

How to remove traumatic memories from the brain?

Lecture on removing traumatic memories from the brain at SAT Summer Camp with Cogito World Education. Do you want to be part of the next SAT Summer Camp? Contact us at https://cogitoworldeducation.org/ Follow us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cogitoeducation/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cogito_worldeducation/ Source: Youtube

Assistance dogs take over Bendigo campus for world-first PTSD project

Four-legged furry companions will pop up all over La Trobe University’s Bendigo campus, as an innovative program to help veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) starts this week. The pilot is part of a four-year, $2 million national project funded by the Australian Government, and led by La Trobe’s School of Psychology and Public… Read More »

Exercise therapy for mental illness

Research conducted by UNSW and Black Dog Institute has found a direct link between physical exercise and improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr Simon Rosenbaum explains. More info on Black Dog Institute: https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/ For more factual videos like this subscribe. http://www.youtube.com/user/unsw?sub_confirmation=1 We’re the official channel of UNSW Sydney, a… Read More »

War, moral injury & combat related post traumatic stress in military personnel.

War, moral injury and combat related post traumatic stress, in U.S. and Canadian military personnel. Speaker: Andrew Peterson,Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar PhD Candidate, Rotman Institute of Philosophy & The Brain and Mind Institute, Western This is video is part of a series from the Senior Alumni Program, an ongoing weekly lecture series featuring leading research… Read More »

Sculpture By The Sea – UNSW making of (LONG version)

A look behind the scenes of UNSW’s entry into Sculpture By The Sea 2018, “Look Inside My Mind”, a video installation devised to raise awareness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Australian soldiers. For more factual videos like this subscribe. http://www.youtube.com/user/unsw?sub_confirmation=1 We’re the official channel of UNSW Sydney, a brilliantly located university between the coast… Read More »