PTSD is characterized by symptoms that reflect some form of persistent re-experiencing of the original traumatic event. Anthony M. D’Agostino, MD, discusses the impact of trauma and stress on the brain and explains the use of neurological findings and medication to treat adults and children with PTSD.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses
This CE program is designated as intermediate to advanced.
You can read the text of this interview and/or access the audio to the interview via your computer's MP3 player.
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to
- Explain the underlying neurobiological effects of acute stress and PTSD on the brain.
- Discuss medication treatment of the symptoms of PTSD.
- Print Version / Test Preview
- Part 1: Interview with Anthony M. D’Agostino, MD
- Part 2: Audio Version of Interview
- CE Test
Subject Matter Expert:
Anthony M. D'Agostino, MD, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry of the Alexian Brothers Hospital, now in Hoffman Estates, IL. He has been a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Loyola University Medical School in Illinois since 1972 and is a past president of the Illinois Psychiatric Society, where he has been active on various committees of that organization over the years, including the ethics and insurance committees. He served on the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association from 1996 to 2002.
Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, is a graduate of the Smith College School for Social Work and the Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. After working for 13 years in child psychiatric settings and 30 years in private practice, she is now founder and president of On Good Authority, and an expert interviewer.
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