Eric Vermetten, a holder of M.D. and Ph.D. degrees, is a Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist in The Netherlands. He is employed by the Dutch Army and serves as the Head of Research in the Military Mental Health Service. He also holds a position as Associate Professor Psychiatry at the Neuroscience Division of the University Medical Center Utrecht. In his research, he is interested in the biological basis of trauma-related disorders and strategies for early prevention. He has published widely on stress-related disorders such as PTSD and dissociative disorders, HPA-axis, memory, and neuroimaging studies and has published over 100 papers on this topic. He served as the President of the International Society of Hypnosis from 2006 to 2009. Among his most recent edited books are Traumatic Dissociation (2007), Neuroendocrinology of PTSD (2008) and The, Impact of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease published with the Ruth Lanius and Clare Pain in 2010. Dr. Vermetten is an ad hoc reviewer for numerous journals and granting agencies. He has lectured on the topic of PTSD across the globe.
Biography Updated on 1 December 2011