Dana Rose Garfin is an Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at the University of California Irvine. She is involved in several longitudinal, epidemiological studies examining the effects of trauma over the lifespan.She is also Principle Investigator of an National Institute of Health funded study to examine the effects of mindfulness on reducing post-traumatic stress disorder in trauma-exposed women.
The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were the worst acts of terrorism on American soil to date. Designed to instill panic and fear, the attacks were unprecedented in terms of their scope, magnitude and impact on the American psyche. The vast majority (over 60%) of Americans watched these attacks occur live on television or saw […]