Robert Scaer, M.D. received his B.A. in Psychology, and his medical degree at the University of Rochester. He is Board Certified in Neurology, and has been in practice for 39 years. His primary areas of interest and expertise have been in the fields of brain injury and chronic pain, and more recently in the study of traumatic stress and its role in all mental illness, as well as in physical symptoms and many chronic diseases.
He has lectured extensively on these topics, and has published several articles on the whiplash syndrome and other somatic syndromes of traumatic stress. His books include The Body Bears the Burden: Trauma, Dissociation and Disease and The Trauma Spectrum: Hidden Wounds and Human Healing. He is currently retired from clinical medical practice, and continues his career in writing and lecturing.
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