The War in Ukraine: PTG vs PTSD
A Lecture on PTG for Ukraine
By Dr. Richard Tedeschi
Moderated by Dr. Olena Bidovanets
This video explores the theme of “Post-traumatic growth (PTG) versus PTSD,” featuring Dr. Richard G. Tedeschi as the speaker. Moderated by Olena Bidovanets, MD, MPH, the discussion delves into the phenomenon of Posttraumatic Growth, its historical background, and the application of its concepts. Dr. Tedeschi, a PhD holder in Clinical Psychology with expertise in bereavement and trauma, is the Executive Director of the Boulder Crest Institute for Posttraumatic Growth and a core faculty member of the Health Psychology PhD Program. He has authored influential books on post-traumatic growth, co-authored works like the “Post-Traumatic Growth Workbook” and “Transformed by Trauma,” and serves as a consultant for the American Psychological Association on trauma and resilience.
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