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Matthew Friedman, MD, PhD

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Matthew Friedman, MD, PhD

National Center for PTSD
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth


Matthew Friedman is Senior Advisor (former Executive Director) to the National Center for PTSD and Professor and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

He has 45 years of experience treating individuals with PTSD with specific expertise in pharmacological treatments.

Dr. Friedman is founder and former Executive Director of the National Center for PTSD. As chair of the Trauma, Stress and Dissociative Disorders Sub-Work Group for DSM-5, Dr. Friedman played a critical role in revising the diagnostic criteria for PTSD. He served as a VA Co-Champion for the 2017 revision of the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD.

His research has focused on stress and PTSD, biological psychiatry, psychopharmacology, and clinical outcome studies on depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and chemical dependency. He has over 300 publications, including 27 books and monographs.

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Also see: VA Mental Health