Charlie Rose ‘Brain Series’ tackles post-trauma stress

Update: The “Post-Traumatic Stress” episode is now available to view in its entirety (54 min.) on The Charlie Rose Show website.

Tonight, The Charlie Rose Show will focus exclusively on PTSD/PTSI as part of its two-year Brain Series. MPBN is scheduled to air “Post-Traumatic Stress” (Series 2, Episode 12) at 11 p.m. ET on Fri., Dec. 14, with the re-broadcast on Monday, 4:30 p.m.

Guests include:

  • Dr. JoAnn Difede of the Weill Cornell Medical College, principal investigator of a Department of Defense clinical trial that tests if virtual reality can help speed PTSD recovery among U.S. service members;
  • Dr. Lisa Shin, a psychology professor at Tufts University who specializes in brain function in PTSD;
  • Dr. Kerry Ressler,  an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Emory University; and
  • Dr. Murray Stein, a psychiatry professor at the University of California – San Diego, where he conducts the Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders Program.

PTSD/PTSI was also discussed during The Brain Series 1, Episode 8, “The Anxious Brain.” The episode can be viewed in its entirety at and is available for purchase on DVD.

To find broadcast times for The Charlie Rose Show in your area, follow the instructions on the PBS Stationfinder.

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