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MDO’s Speaker Night Presents

Presentation by: Dr. Soukeyna Desbiens

Graduated in 2022 from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Montreal.

Currently enrolled at the University of Ottawa as a 2nd year resident in Psychiatry.


Name of presentation :

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Clinical Features, Pathophysiology, and Treatment



1. Identify pathophysiological explanations for PTSD

2. Describe some of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on PTSD

3. Review diagnostic criteria for PTSD

4. Review first-line pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.

Come understand this area of mental health better and support our speaker in making an outstanding career choice!


Friday, May 31st,2024


Via Zoom

MDO speaker night presentations are for information purposes only and are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The views expressed are those of the speaker and do not necessarily represent those of MDO.

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