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Prof. Bach Psych 303 - Abnormal Psychology 15 May 2008 A randomized controlled trial of cognitive-behavioral treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder in severe mental illness. The authors of this article introduce a cognitive behaviour therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder. The program was specifically designed to address the high prevalence of people being treated at local mental health centers. The cognitive behaviour therapy was compared with current patient treatment in a randomized controlled trial with 108 patients with posttraumatic stress disorder. The patients all had co-morbidity with either a major mood disorder, or schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Some also had co-morbidity with borderline personality disorder. Of the 108 patients who were
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Unformatted text preview: involved, eighty-one percent participated, leaving the additional nineteen percent as a control group. Intent-to-treat analyses showed significant improvement in cognitive behaviour treatments in comparison to the current patient treatment. This was proven post treatment, and at 3- and 6-month follow up analysis sessions of posttraumatic stress disorder treatments. I think research into posttraumatic stress disorder is important now with all of the young veteran returning from Iraq. Mueser, Kim T.; Rosenberg, Stanley D.; Xie, Haiyi; Jankowski, M. Kay; Bolton, Elisa E.; Lu, Weili; Hamblen, Jessica L.; Rosenberg, Harriet J.; McHugo, Gregory J.; Wolfe, Rosemarie. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology . Vol. 76(2), April 2008, pp. 259-271...
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