Miles McFall Ph.D. Professor of Psychiatry This Emotional Life - PBS

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Miles McFall Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry

University of Washington

Dr. McFall has directed the posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) programs at VA Puget Sound Health Care System for nearly 25 years. The PTSD Program at VA Puget Sound Health Care System is among the largest in the nation, providing specialized PTSD care to men and women veterans in inpatient hospital, domiciliary residential, and outpatient clinic settings. Dr. McFall has programmatic oversight responsibility for these specialized PTSD programs and remains active as a clinician providing evidence-based psychotherapy to traumatized veterans.

Dr. McFall is a Professor at the University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. His research interests include treatment of tobacco dependence in veterans with PTSD and psychotherapy treatment outcome studies of PTSD.

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Recommended Reading List

  • "Integrating Smoking Cessation into Mental Health Care for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder." McFall, M.E., et al. (2007). Clinical Trials.
  • "A Parallel Group Placebo-Controlled Study of Prazosin for Trauma Nightmares and Sleep Disturbance in Combat Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder." Raskind, M.A., et al. (2007). Biological Psychiatry 61.
  • "A Pilot Study of Behavioral Activation for Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder." Jakupak, M., et al. (2006). Journal of Traumatic Stress.

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