Frontiers Lecture: Mark Powers, PhD

11/09/2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

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Frontiers of BrainHealth Lunch Lecture Series 

The Center for BrainHealth invites scientists to share their scientific study with students and other researchers at the Frontiers of BrainHealth Lunch Lectures. The lectures are heavily science focused and are not intended for a lay audience. 

The lectures are free, but you must register to reserve your seat. Lunch is served at 11:45 AM.

Recent Advancements in the Treatment & Prevention of PTSD

Mark B. Powers, PhD, Director of Trauma Research, Baylor University Medical Center, Level I Trauma Center

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Dell Medical Center, University of Texas at Austin

Editor-in-Chief, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

This talk will describe the literature on nature, causes, treatment, and prevention of PTSD. Attendees will be able to describe the history of research on what PTSD is and what are factors that maintain the disorder. In addition, they will be able to describe the most researched and effective interventions for the treatment and prevention of PTSD. Finally, attendees will learn about current innovative methods and technologies to augment empirically supported interventions for PTSD.