Japan’s Victims Being Helped by Local PTSD Experts

After returning from a trip to Japan in late April, Dr. Peter Tuerk received an email with the simple subject “it worked.”

It was from the mother of a boy with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. The boy was one of many victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami that Tuerk and his colleague, Dr. Matthew Yoder — both psychologists at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and assistant professors at the

Dr. Matt Yoder (left) and Dr. Peter Tuerk are part of the MUSC National Crime Victim’s Center and recently returned from Japan where they used their PTSD program to help the victims  Continue reading