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Professor Stephen Porges

Professor of Psychiatry University, University of North Carolina and Distinguished University Scientist, Indiana University

Stephen W. Porges, Ph.D. is Distinguished University Scientist at Indiana University where he is the Founding Director of the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium in the Kinsey Institute. He is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, and Professor Emeritus at both the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Maryland.

He served as President of the Society for Psychophysiological Research and the Federation of Associations in Behavioural & Brain Sciences and is a former recipient of a National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Development Award.

He is the originator of the Polyvagal Theory, a theory that emphasises the importance of physiological state in the expression of behavioural, mental, and health problems related to traumatic experiences.

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