PTSD

Comments on the 2017 VA/DoD Practice Guideline for the Management of PTSD

By: David Osser, MD; Flavio Guzman, MD In June 2017, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense published a new edition of the Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder. After we published a video lecture (Faculty: David Osser, MD , Harvard Medical School) on…

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Prazosin for PTSD-Related Nightmares: Rationale and Dosing Strategies for Men and Women

David N. Osser, MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry Harvard Medical School Brockton Division of the VA Boston Healthcare System In this video, Dr. David Osser explains the rationale behind the recommendation of using prazosin as first-line treatment for PTSD-related nightmares and disturbed arousals. He also gives practical advice on different dosing strategies for men and…

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