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


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?


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