UNE professors give presentation on the biology, causes and treatments of PTSD

Mike Burman and Craig Owens
Mike Burman and Craig Owens

November 08, 2017

University of New England Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Burman, Ph.D., and Assistant Clinical Professor of Social Work Craig Owens, M.S.W., LCSW, presented a well-attended seminar at the Kennebunk Free Library titled, "PTSD: the Biology, Causes, and Treatments.”

The seminar was part of a special event that included a screening of the documentary, The Vietnam War, by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Burman reviewed the brain systems involved in trauma, stress and fear. Owens explained the prevalence, symptoms and treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD.

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