TypeOnline Course
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Kerry Ressler MD, PhD is currently the Chief Scientific Officer at McLean Hospital and the James and Patricia Poitras Chair in Psychiatry. He is also the Chief at the Division of Depression and Anxiety Disorders and Director at the Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory. Dr. Ressler discusses his and his lab’s current work learning to understand the neural basis of fear processing specifically as this relates to PTSD.


Section 1Overview on Dr. Ressler's Work
Section 2The Neurobiology of PTSD
Section 3Clinical Impact of Current & Future Neurobiological Research in PTSD
Section 4Role of the Amygdala Circuit in the Neurobiology of PTSD
Section 5Coolest things Going on in Neuroscience
Section 6Advantages of the RDoC to Current and Future Research on Clinical Neuroscience
Final Quiz