Global Neurology Academy

First Responders with PTSD: Exploring the Neurological Underpinnings

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What happens in the brain when someone experiences PTSD? Find out how first responders are especially at risk for this condition. 

  • Overview

    Due to the nature of their work, first responders may be at a higher risk for developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). So how can clinicians help their front-line patients with PTSD? Dr. Andrew Wilner will discuss this with Dr. Marilyn Wooley, Clinical Psychologist who specializes in treating first responders and author of the book, How Heroes Heal: Stories of First Responders and the Journey from Posttraumatic Stress Injury to Posttraumatic Growth. 

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