The Washington Times: Spiritual therapy for PTSD

A researcher in Augusta is exploring the use of spiritual therapy to treat veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Nagy Youssef, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at Augusta University, is conducting a study at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center that could help veterans with PTSD.

“(When) somebody goes to combat, seeing friends being killed and killing others,” Youssef said, “spirituality can be affected.”

Read the article that has been published in more than 40 publications across the country, including The Washington Times and Miami Herald.

Miami Herald: Spiritual therapy eyed as possible treatment for PTSD
The Washington Times: Spiritual therapy eyed as possible treatment for PTSD
The Charlotte Observer: Spiritual therapy eyed as possible treatment for PTSD

Feb. 5, 2017

Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
Written by

Augusta University Staff is a collection of talented writers, photographers, students and professionals; all working together to promote and support the amazing impacts and every day wins of Augusta University and the people that make up JagNation.

View all articles
Written by Staff

Jagwire is your source for news and stories from Augusta University and AU Health. Daily updates highlight the many ways students, faculty, staff, researchers and clinicians "bring their A games" in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state of Georgia.

Read on for stories of innovation in education and health care, opportunities at the center of Georgia’s new cybersecurity hub, and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities and the health sciences.