Father of Marine grapples with death of son after PTSD struggle

Chicago psychiatrist K Luan Phan, who did not treat Van Dorn but is a PTSD researcher at the University of Illinois-Chicago, said: "Some medications are used for depression, some are for anxiety and there are very few medications that are particularly good for PTSD or are useful for PTSD."

On April 8, Staff Sgt. Cole Van Dorn, 29, was found dead at his home. He was being treated for PTSD. (WLS)


K. Luan Phan

K. Luan Phan MD

Dr. K. Luan Phan is the UI CDR Endowed Professor, Director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Research Program (MADRP) and Associate Head for Clinical and Translational Research in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  He is also Chief of NeuroPsychiatric Res ...