Understanding Trauma and PTSD

In this 1 3/4 hour presentation Michael Di Paolo, Ph.D. discusses the biology behind the trauma response, and the experience of trauma for an individual, and talks about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This lecture is sponsored by Pacific Clinics and the National Alliance on Mental Illness, San Gabriel Valley (CA) affiliate.

Dr. Di Paolo is a clinical psychologist practicing in West Los Angeles, CA. Find him at

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Other lectures in this series (on You Tube):

Inside the World of Bipolar Disorder:
Treatment of Bipolar Disorder:
Inside the Darkness of Depression:
Inside “the Beautiful Mind” of Schizophrenia:
Recovery with Schizophrenia:
The Family as Ally-Helpful Skills and Strategies:

Source: Youtube