Dr. Peter J. Bayley is Director of Research at the War Related Illness & Injury Study Center, VA Palo Alto, and Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Bayley’s lab is active in the development of innovative treatments and novel approaches to healthcare.
His research interests include rehabilitation for chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) using a mind-body approach such as yoga and meditation. He takes a cognitive perspective to explore mechanisms of action.
He is currently PI for a VA-funded study investigating meditation as a treatment for PTSD, and an NIH funded study investigating telehealth yoga as a treatment for chronic pain.
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