Altered Emotional Interference Processing in Women with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Neural improvements after cognitive processing therapy.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.

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Steven Bruce, PhD

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.

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