Jennifer J. Vasterling, PhD, is the Associate Director for Research for the Department of Veterans Affairs South Central Mental Illness, Research, Education, and Clinical Center and is a clinical professor of psychiatry and neurology at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Vasterling's research has focused on the application of neuropsychological assessment methods to the study of PTSD in military veterans and on examination of the neuropsychological outcomes of military deployment. Chris R. Brewin, PhD, is a professor of clinical psychology at University College London and an honorary consultant clinical psychologist with the Camden & Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust. His clinical specialization is in the treatment of PTSD. Dr. Brewin is the author of [i]Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Malady or Myth?[/i] (2003).
Edna B. Foa, PhD, is Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Center for the Study and Treatment of Anxiety . She has published over 200 articles and book chapters as well as several books, includingTreating the Trauma of Rape(coauthored with Barbara Olasov Rothbaum). Terence M. Keane, PhD, is Professor and Vice-Chairman of Psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine. He is also Chief of Psychology and Director of the National Center for PTSD at the VA Boston Healthcare System. His several books and more than 130 scientific publications includeAssessing Psychological Trauma and PTSD(coedited with John P. Wilson). Matthew J. Friedman, MD, PhD, is Executive Director of the National Center for PTSD at the White River Junction VAMC, and Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology at Dartmouth Medical School. He has published books and monographs on the neurobiological basis of stress, ethnocultural aspects of PTSD, the controversy surrounding recovered memories, and disaster mental health services.