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Free Online Support Groups for OIF/OEF Service Members and Their Families
Free groups are being offered to military service members seeking to discuss deployment and reintegration related issues, along with separate groups for loved ones. Please call Dr. Megan Olden at 212-821-0786 to find out more.
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Are you a service member or military family member interested in speaking with a psychologist? [More]
In honor of Memorial Day, we are offering free, confidential consultations with one of our expert psychologists throughout the month of May.



PATSS's work using virtual reality to help treat Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans suffering from PTSD is the cover story in Weill Cornell Medicine's Summer 2012 issue. [More]

Free Screenings for OIF/OEF Military Service Members and Their Loved Ones throughout November in Honor of Veterans Day! [More]
Make a confidential appointment with one of our expert psychologists today!

Free and Confidential Screenings for September 11th Survivors, Disaster Workers, and Loved Ones
We are offering individual interviews with our expert clinicians free of charge all throughout September.
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Free Online Support Groups for OIF/OEF Service Members and Their Families
Free groups are being offered to military service members seeking to discuss deployment and reintegration related issues, along with separate groups for loved ones.
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Veterans' Week Activities November 8-10, 2010
In honor of Veterans Day, the Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies at Weill Cornell will be hosting Veterans' Week events, including free mental health screenings, yoga with best-selling author Beryl Bender Birch, and a live, online chat with psychologists. All events are open to active duty and veteran service members and their loved ones.
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December 16, 2009
The 89th Annual Conference of the Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease (ARNMD) coordinated by Jack D. Barchas, MD, and JoAnn Difede, PhD, will be held on December 16, 2009 to discuss how to further the understanding of how to treat or prevent the neurologic and psychiatric consequences of war, such as traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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Free Online Support Groups for OIF/OEF Service Members and Their Families
Free groups are being offered to military service members seeking to discuss deployment and reintegration related issues, along with separate groups for loved ones. Please call Dr. Megan Olden at 212-821-0786 to find out more.
[more]

Free Stress Management/Gentle Beginners Yoga Workshop with Beryl Bender Birch
All OIF/OEF service members and their family members are encouraged to register for this exciting event with leading yoga expert Beryl Bender Birch, author of Power Yoga and founder of The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute.
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November 11, 2009
Free Mental Health Screening Day for U.S. Military Personnel (Veterans, Reserves, National Guard, active duty) deployed to OIF/OEF and their family members and loved ones. Appointments are available in Manhattan and Westchester/White Plains.
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Ongoing
Free Stress Management Workshops for OIF/OEF Military Service Members and Their Loved Ones [more]

May 17, 2009
NY Daily News
PTSD therapy offers a 'virtual' return to Iraq battlefields
BY Stephanie Gaskell
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November 17, 2008
Newsweek
A Violent Virtual Cure
By Christopher Werth
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November 11, 2008
Free Mental Health Screening Day for U.S. Military Personnel (Veterans, Reserves, National Guard, active duty) deployed to OIF/OEF and their family members. Appointments are available in Manhattan and Westchester/White Plains
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September 5, 2008
Telegragh.co.uk
Virtual 9/11
By Philip Sherwell
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May 19, 2008
The New Yorker
Virtual Iraq
By Sue Halpern
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March 25, 2007
Crains
New York Pinoeers PTSD care
By: Gale Scott
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September 18, 2006
Newsweek
Reliving a Nightmare [more]

September 14, 2006
New Studies Offer Virtual Reality Therapy for Psychological Victims of Sept. 11
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September 7, 2006
Learning to deal with 9/11 Trauma [more]

September 7, 2006
Free Screening Day
Appointments are available in Manhattan and Westchester/White Plains [more]

2006
Science Briefs
Science Briefs is an electronic newsletter published by the Office of Public Affairs that focuses on innovative medical research and patient care at Weill Cornell Medical College. The newsletter is sent electronically to journalists and available to all on this website. [more]

August 6, 2005
Virtual reality helps calm 9/11 anxiety
Using virtual reality to relive 9/11 helps New York fire captain overcome crippling anxiety [more]

November 7, 2005
Free Screening Day
Appointments are available in Manhattan and Westchester/White Plains [more]

July 28, 2005
Virtual Reality Shows Promise as Stress Disorder Treatment
Doctors Use 'Exposure Therapy' to Help Relieve Mental Distress, Physical Pain
By Clayton Sandell and Ned Potter [more]

June 16, 2005
Free Phobia Screening Day

June 13, 2005
JoAnn Difede, Ph.D. profiled in New York Magazine's Best Doctors issue [more]

May 30, 2005
Virtual Reality Helps Patients Overcome Phobias [more]

May 27, 2005
Overcome Phobias With Virtual Reality [more]

May 2, 2005
Virtual Reality Heals 9/11 Wounds [more]

April 14, 2005
Free Anxiety Screening Day

March 23, 2005
You don't have to be afraid anymore [more]

March 1, 2004
What Are You Afraid Of? [more]

February 25, 2004
Using a Three-Dimensional Virtual World to Cure Patient's Fears [more]

February 19, 2004
On the Therapist's Couch, a Jolt of Virtual Reality [more]

December 1, 2003
Virtual tour, real cure 9/11 post-traumatic stress therapy breaks ground [more]

 
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