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Sep 1 2011

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War, Veterans and P.T.S.D. in 10 Minutes

Audio of an overview presentation by the director of the P.T.S.D. Clinical Team a the Philadelphia V.A. Medical Center.

Andrew Stone, the director of the PTSD Clinical Team at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, gives an overview of war, veterans, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder and the V.A. — all in ten minutes.

This audio is an excerpt from a two-day workshop held in Philadelphia in April, 2011, made possibly by generous funding from the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation: "When Veterans Come Home." 

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Andrew Stone, M.D.

  • Andrew Stone, M.D., is a staff psychiatrist and director of the PTSD Clinical Team at the VA Medical Center in Philadelphia, where he has worked with combat veterans for more than 25 years. He has written and spoken about various aspects of traumatic stress, most recently on new ethical challenges raised by treating combatants who may have to fight again. Another recent piece explored “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” as a trauma narrative. Other areas of interest have included the existential aspects of trauma treatment and the role of advocacy in trauma treatment. He has also performed psychiatric evaluations for asylum seekers under the auspices of Physicians for Human Rights and has led trainings for others to provide those services.

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