News and Updates

Aug 24, 2013

Nearly 250 mental health practitioners from eleven states and four foreign countries attended our teaching conference in October, 2012 at the New York Academy of Medicine.  Evaluations showed most attendees felt significantly improved understanding of and confidence about managing PPD in their clients.  

Mar 27, 2012

by David D. Clarke MD
President, PPDA

The latest evidence of the woeful state of care for Psychophysiologic Disorder (PPDA) comes from my local newspaper. In a Health column, we find the following question from a reader:

“I have severe back pain but my MRI appears to be normal. What are my options? Can you help?”

The “answer” is provided by the physician director of an “Advanced Pain Management Center.” The doctor...