Cognitive and Psychotherapy in PTSD: Mechanisms and Functional Outcomes
James C Scott
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October 2018 -
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Abstract Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is prevalent among combat veterans and is a substantial public health burden. Several psychotherapies, including cognitive processing therapy (CPT) and prolonged exposure (PE) therapy, have been recommended as efficacious for the treatment of PTSD and are being disseminated nationally in the VA Healthcare System. Yet many individuals show limited benefit from such treatments. Accumulating evidence, including from our group, indicates that episodic me...