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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 period of traumatic events to be effective in the treatment of trauma-induced stress symptoms for patients with PTSD or acute stress disorder. Research has demonstrated the effectiveness of "multiple-session trauma-focused psychological interventions to treat chronic PTSD," but little had been done to evaluate the efficacy of early interventions. The present…
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