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John H. Krystal, M.D.
March 06, 2011

“To be resilient to things they were having trouble coping with … What treatment does is to alleviate their suffering …. I believe that this upcoming generation of treatment will help us to help them to have better lives.”

 

 

Video from March, 2010 - filmed at the 7th Annual Palm Beach Symposium

 

John H. Krystal, M.D.
Scientific Council Member
Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University

John H. Krystal, M.D.
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