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Post-Traumatic Stress

PTSD Symptoms Benefited by Early Intervention CBT

A recent meta-analysis published in the American Journal of Psychiatry found trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) delivered within a 3-month […]

Cognitive Therapy is Helping Veterans

Guest Blogger: John Milwee, Psy.D., Veterans Administration therapist and Beck Institute alumnus Veterans returning from the conflicts in Afghanistan and […]

Older Veterans with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Helped by CBT

Medscape: According to a pilot study presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of America 2009 Annual Conference, older veterans suffering […]

There’s nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so…

Does Shakespeare’s famous maxim apply to┬áhead injury? According to a new study, the answer is yes. Researchers recently looked at […]

Characteristics of U.S. Veterans Who Begin and Complete Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD

Abstract This retrospective chart-review study examined patient-level correlates of initiation and completion of evidence-based psychotherapy (EBP) for posttraumatic stress disorder […]

Effects of Psychotherapy on Trauma-related Cognitions in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Meta-Analysis

Abstract In the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) […]

Telephone-based CBT Improves PTSD Symptoms among Returning Veterans

Objectives: Many service members do not seek care for mental health and addiction problems, often with serious consequences for them, […]

Dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatments for PTSD: Barriers and Accomplishments

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) presents as a significant public health challenge because of its pervasive effects on mental health, physical […]

Beliefs, Self-focus, and Behavior Related to PTSD

In a recent Beck Institute Workshop, Dr. Aaron Beck explains how negative beliefs, points of focus, and behavior play a […]

Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches for Troops with PTSD

Nearly 20% of the 2.6 million troops deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq report symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD […]

Pretreatment Predictors of Dropout in War Veterans Receiving CBT for PTSD

Although research suggests that cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is rather efficacious in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, […]

Identifying Suicide Risk

In this video from a recent CBT workshop at the Beck Institute, Dr. Aaron Beck describes ways to identify a […]

Internet-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Severe Health Anxiety

According to a new study published in The British Journal of Psychiatry, internet-based cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) may be an […]

A Monthly Summary of Beck Institute Updates [May 2013]

In its efforts to encourage the growth and dissemination of CBT throughout the world, Beck Institute has expanded its online […]

A Monthly Summary of Beck Institute Updates [June 2013]

In its efforts to encourage the growth and dissemination of CBT throughout the world, Beck Institute has expanded its online […]

CBT Helps Prevent Soldiers from Developing Symptoms of PTSD

Research indicates that 4.3% of troops develop PTSD upon returning from combat. A recent epidemiological study published by the Digital […]

CPT is Effective for Military-Related PTSD

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Anxiety Disorders, cognitive processing therapy (CPT) may have a greater […]

Long Term Effects of CBT for PTSD

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, cognitive-behavior treatments (CBT) may provide long-term […]

Cognitive Behavior Therapy is Effective for Sleep Disturbances in US Military Vets

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) may improve sleep and […]

Culturally Adaptive CBT for Traumatized Refugees and Ethnic Minority Patients

An article in the current issue of Transcultural Psychiatry (April 2012) describes how cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) can be adapted […]