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Dr. Matthew J. Friedman
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Dr. Matthew J. Friedman is Executive Director of the US Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Professor of Psychiatry and of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He has worked with PTSD patients as a clinician and researcher for more than 35 years and has published extensively on stress and PTSD, biological psychiatry, psychopharmacology, and clinical outcome studies on depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and chemical dependency. He has over 200 publications, including 23 books and monographs.

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Take the Step: Raise PTSD Awareness

(5) Comments | Posted June 4, 2013 | 6:36 PM

There's a saying that a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. This is especially true of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

PTSD is in the headlines now more than ever before. However well-intended, sometimes news stories paint an incomplete picture of PTSD and even contribute to misunderstanding and stereotypes....

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