Psychology Professor Dr. Joseph Scotti, director of the WVU Traumatic Stress Research Group, is an expert on post traumatic stress disorder and can provide expert commentary on matters related to troops in the wake of Thursday’s events at Fort Hood.

Dr. Scotti in engaged in research with a strong focus on returning veterans, their physical and mental health needs, effective interventions for veterans and their families and the impact of wars on the children and significant others in the lives of veterans.

In 2008, he testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs.

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