MEG Brain Studies

Nan Toskey, Director & Editor | Produced by Minneapolis VA Health Care Media Services

Magnetoencephalagrophy (MEG) Brain Technology segment excerpt from the Minneapolis VA Health Care “Excellence through Learning, Discovery, and Best Practice”. The Minneapolis Brain Sciences Center is one of only a few research facilities in the world using powerful MEG sensors safely record brain activity. Using MEG, Minneapolis researchers … for the first time ever, have identified a neurological marker for PTSD.

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Prolonged Exposure Therapy

Nan Toskey, Director & Editor | Produced by Minneapolis VA Health Care Media Services

Prolonged Exposure Therapy segment excerpt from the Minneapolis VA Health Care “Excellence through Learning, Discovery, and Best Practice”. Prolonged Exposure Therapy, developed by Dr. Edna Foa, works by helping to approach trauma-related thoughts, feelings, and situations that have been avoided due to the distress they cause. Repeated exposure to these thoughts, feelings, and situations helps reduce the power of PTSD to cause distress.

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RINGS Research

Nan Toskey, Director & Editor | Produced by Minneapolis VA Health Care Media Services

RINGS Research segment excerpt from the Minneapolis VA Health Care “Excellence through Learning, Discovery, and Best Practice”. RINGS stands for “Readiness & Resilience of National Guard Soldiers”. This groundbreaking PTSD research studied the largest deployment of Minnesota National Guard Soldiers before, during, and after deployment. The Minneapolis VA Health Care System Research Program is one of the largest and most active research programs in the VA health care system.

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