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MEDIA ADVISORY: Distinguished Leaders in Higher Education Lecture Series to feature internationally known scholar

April 22, 2019

To mark the launch of Distinguished Leaders in Higher Education Lecture Series, the University of Missouri is hosting University of Buffalo President Satish Tripathi, who will discuss “University Transformation and the Renaissance of a City.”  Full Story

Some women could be more susceptible to PTSD than others, MU study finds

Researchers propose a model that offers a biological explanation for why childhood trauma is linked to PTSD in some — but not all — women

April 22, 2019

Childhood trauma is known to increase the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder in adulthood, especially for women, but the biological reasons for this correlation remain largely unknown. In a new study from the University of Missouri, researchers have proposed a solution to this mystery in the form of a model that could help psychiatrists better understand the far-reaching impacts of early trauma on women, while also clarifying why not all women with traumatic childhoods develop PTSD. Due to hormonal differences between the sexes, the study focused only on women.  Full Story
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