Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Videos
How Does PTSD Affect Brain Function?
Stress, Resiliency and PTSD:From Neurobiology to Treatment
How Does PTSD Affect Brain Function?Exposure to a traumatic event may cause PTSD symptoms. Stress can damage the brain. In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg discusses what happens to the brain after a traumatic event.
Stress, Resiliency and PTSD:From Neurobiology to TreatmentProfessor John Krystal introduced Tilde Cafe to specific regions of the brain that play a role in stress and resiliency, such as the amygdala, the hippocampus, and the winner of all names for the afternoon, the "bed nucleus stria terminalis"! Each of these, and other regions of the brain, are finely tuned to recognize and respond to unpleasant stimuli. But there are instances where this fine tuning can be disrupted, or is not function optimally, leading to anxiety and stress that becomes difficult to cope with.