- To discuss the neural correlates of PTSD in a sample of women with a history of interpersonal trauma.
- To briefly discuss the effectiveness of cognitive processing therapy (CPT) for PTSD.
- To discuss the clinical improvements and neural changes after the administration of CPT.
Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences, Director, Center for Trauma Recovery, University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Dr. Bruce’s research program is located within the Center for Trauma Recovery. His research interests and clinical specializations include the treatment of anxiety and affective disorders, particularly post-traumatic stress disorder. Specifically, Dr. Bruce is interested in conducting translational research incorporating neuroimaging and psychophysiological assessment as both predictors and outcomes of cognitive-behavioral treatment response.