Mindfulness and PTSD: What does the research show?
Mitch Mirkin of VA Research Communications interviews Drs. Lori Davis and J. Douglas Bremner about their research into mindfulness as a tool to help Veterans with PTSD. Davis is the associate chief of staff for research at the VA Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She's also a professor at the University of Alabama Health System in both Tuscaloosa and Birmingham. Bremner is the director of mental health research at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, and a professor at the Emory Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Bremner is also the author of several books, some of which deal with the risks of prescription drugs.