Deane Aikins

Deane Aikins

Associate Professor

deaikins@med.wayne.edu

Deane Aikins

Division

 MPSI Profile

Research Interests

Dr. Aikins is a neuroscience and clinical researcher interested in novel treatments of combat stress disorders, investigating both those who are resilient and those diagnosed with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), both in Veterans and military families. He is particularly interested in determining dementia risks in aging Veterans. His research focuses on neuroplasticity as a model for conceptualizing traumatic stress responses, risk and resilience models of PTSD and potential approaches for PTSD treatment.

Disease/Disorder

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychophysiological markers of deployment stress risk and resilience, Deployment stress and emotion regulation in Active Duty military families

Methods

Psychophysiological markers of ANS activation, fMRI/MRI, diagnostic interviews

Key Collaborators

Dr. Julie Wargo Aikins

Publications

PubMed Search (past 5 years)

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