City Visions: Psychiatrist Shaili Jain on PTSD and 'The Unspeakable Mind' | KALW

City Visions: Psychiatrist Shaili Jain on PTSD and 'The Unspeakable Mind'

Jun 24, 2019

Stanford psychiatrist and trauma specialist, Dr. Shaili Jain joins host Joseph Pace to discuss her debut book, The Unspeakable Mind: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the Frontlines of PTSD Science.

At least 6 million Americans are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD.  How does PTSD impact our mental and physical health?  And, what cutting-edge treatments may provide hope and healing?

Guest:

Dr. Shaili Jain, medical director for integrated care, VA Palo Alto HealthCare System; clinical associate professor (affiliated) of psychiatry and behavioral sciencesStanford University School of Medicine.

PTSD Resources:

National Center for PTSD

American Psychological Association

American Psychiatric Assocation

National Institute for Mental Health

For additional resources, including resources on treatment options, please see Dr. Jain's website