Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress

The Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress develops and carries out research programs to extend our knowledge of the medical and psychiatric consequences of war, deployment, trauma, disaster and terrorism, including weapons of mass destruction.  The center educates and trains health care providers, leaders, individuals and public and private agencies on how to prevent, mitigate and respond to the negative consequences of war, deployment, traumatic events, disasters, and terrorism; consults with private and government agencies on medical care of trauma victims, their families and communities, and their recovery following traumatic events, disasters and terrorism; maintains an archive on medical literature related to the health consequences of traumatic events, disasters and terrorism of individuals, families, organizations, and communities; and provides opportunities for post-doctoral training of medical scientists to respond to and research the health consequences of trauma, disaster, and terrorism.


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