“Brief Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder”
The primary goal of this study is to examine whether a brief treatment approach for PTSD is equally efficacious in the treatment of active duty service members relative to a first line treatment approach that requires much greater treatment dose.
Behavioral - written exposure therapy
five sessions of writing about traumatic experience.
Behavioral - CPT, cognitive only
12 sessions of cognitive therapy related to traumatic experience.
Brief Treatment for PTSD: Enhancing Retention and Engagement