“Behavioral Activation + Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD and Comorbid MDD”
This study is a randomized controlled trial comparing an integrated treatment, Behavioral Activation + Cognitive Processing Therapy (BA + CPT), to CPT alone among active-duty service members with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and comorbid major depressive disorder (MDD). Participants will complete assessor-administered and self-report measures at pre- and post-treatment assessments, as well as a 3-month follow-up. Additionally, participants will complete self-report measures of PTSD and MDD symptoms at each therapy session.
Behavioral - Behavioral Activation
Behavioral - Cognitive Processing Therapy
Cognitive processing therapy
Behavioral Activation + Cognitive Processing Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Comorbid Major Depressive Disorder