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Behavioral Activation for PTSD

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ALTHOUGH THIS LIVE PRESENTATION HAS PASSED, WE WILL BE MAKING A RECORDING AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING.  YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE SLIDE DECK AT THE LINK BELOW.

This webinar is being for health care professionals at any level or background. 

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can affect anyone who experiences a traumatic event like combat, assault, or disaster. It affects many primary care patients. One might not immediately think about primary care as a provider of treatment for PTSD but in practices that integrate physical and mental health, it is common. Dr. Eisdorfer is a Fellow in Clinical Health Psychology in Primary Care, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at UMass Medical School. He is well-versed in PTSD treatment and support. Behavioral Activation emerged as a leading treatment protocol for depression following a series of studies in the 1990s and early 2000s. BA is a brief and relatively simple treatment, based upon basic behavioral principles. It has been applied to a range of clinical problems. It is well-suited to integrated primary care settings.

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