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Prof. Rachel Yehuda

Rachel Yehuda psychiatrist Controversias Psiquiatry Barcelona
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Talk Violence/Aggression associated Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Date Friday, May 15th, 2020
Time 15:45 to 16:30
Round Table Violence-Induced Psychopathology


Rachel Yehuda, Ph.D. isa Professor and Vice Chair of Psychiatry, and Professor of Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA. She is also the Mental Health Patient Care Center Director at the Bronx Veterans Affairs. She has published several hundred scientific papers and compiled over 10 books examining diverse aspects of traumatic stress, and has studied PTSD and resilience in combat veterans, survivors of genocide, interpersonal violence and terrorism, as well as in animal models. Her work has focused on neuroendocrinology, neuroimaging, genomic and molecular biological studies of trauma, experimental therapeutics (pharmacological and psychotherapy trials), biomarkers, genetic and epigenetic heritability, gender differences, and suicide.