Overview: Rachel Yehuda.
1. Examining Biological and Psychological Predictors of PTSD Using Prospective, Longitudinal Studies: Charles Marmar.
2. Longitudinal Psychophysiological Studies of Heart Rate: Mediating Effects and Implications for Treatment: Richard A. Bryant.
3. Predicting PTSD Prospectively Based on Prior Trauma History, Trauma Severity, and Immediate Biologic Responses: Douglas L. Delahanty.
4. Opioid Administration in Burn Victim Children: Implications for PTSD Pathophysiology and Prophylaxis: Glenn Saxe.
5. Efficacy of Hydrocortisone in Preventing PTSD Following Critical Illness and Major Surgery: Gustave Schelling.
6. Memory Performance in Older Trauma Survivors: Implications for the Longitudinal Course of PTSD: Julia Golier.
7. Hippocampal, Amygdala, and Anterior Cingulate Function in PTSD: Lisa Shin.
8. Relationship Between Cognitive and Brain Changes: J. Douglas Bremner.
9. Neural Correlates of Traumatic Memory in PTSD Using PET Neuroimagery: Israel Liberzon.
10. PTSD Symptom Provocation and Neuroimaging: Heterogeneity of Response: Ruth Lanius.
11. Rational Use of Endocrine Testing to Examine Glucocorticoid Responsiveness in PTSD: Rachel Yehuda.
12. Immune Function in PTSD: Margaret Altemus.
13. Exaggerated Cortisol Responses to Stress: Eric Vermetten.
14. Neuroendocrine Regulation of Sleep Disturbance in PTSD: Thomas C. Neylan.
15. Low Dose Cortisol as a Treatment for Chronic PTSD: Dominique J.-F de Quervain.
16. Neurobiologic Research on Sleep and Stress Hormones in Epidemiologic Samples: Naomi Breslau.
17. Epidemiologic Approaches to the Study of Genetics and Molecular Biology of PTSD: Sandro Galea.
18. Biologic Studies of Identical and Fraternal Twins: Roger K. Pitman.
19. The Developmental Epidemiology of PTSD: Neurocognitive Self-Regulation as a Key Mechanism: Karestan C. Koenen.
20. Applying Biological Data in the Forensic and Policy Arenas: Richard J. McNally.
21. How Biological Studies in PTSD Inform Non-Pharmacologic Treatment: Bessel A. van der Kolk.
22. Contributions of Developmental and Basic Neuroscience to Understanding PTSD.
Psychobiological Mechanisms of Vulnerability and Resilience to Extreme Stress: Implications for Prevention and Treatment: Dennis S. Charney.
23. Neurobiological Consequences of Early Stress and Childhood Maltreatment: Are Results From Animal and Human Studies Com¬parable?: Martin Teicher.
24. Epigenetic Programming by Maternal Behavior: A Mechanism for Understanding the Impact of Early Environment on Later Responses to Stress and Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma: Michael Meaney.
25. Glucocorticoid Programming of the Fetus: How in utero Events May Contribute to Both PTSD Vulnerability and Systemic Effects: Jonathan Seckl.
26. Towards an Animal Model of PTSD: Carsten T. Wotjak.
27. Establishing an Agenda for Translational Research in PTSD: Bruce McEwen