Description - Posttraumatic Stress Disorder by Jonathan R.T. Davidson
Of all psychiatric disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) poses one of the greatest challenges to clinicians. Drs Davidson and Foa, pioneers in the study of PTSD, have teamed up to edit this volume. They have assembled DSM-IV committee members to share their opinions on current and future directions in the study of PTSD. Balancing research, theory, and clinical practice, this volume synthesizes everything known to date on the aetiology, clinical features, and diagnosis of this disabling disorder.
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Author Biography - Jonathan R.T. Davidson
Jonathan R. T. Davidson, M.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Program at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Davidson has received numerous federal grants from the Veterans Administration and the National Institute of Mental Health for studies of depression and PTSD. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. Edna B. Foa, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Foa has received many NIMH grants for the study of anxiety disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder. Among her many grants, awards, and honors, Dr. Foa received the Fulbright Distinguished Award.