Trauma-focused CBT Versus EMDR in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
This study will evaluate the effectiveness of trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy (TF-CBT) versus eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in the treatment of trauma survivors with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Patients will be randomly assigned to TF-CBT or EMDR. Follow-up assessments will be conducted at 3 and 12 months post-treatment. In addition to comparing the efficacy of the two protocols, an additional focus will lie on identifying predictors for treatment outcome.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
VU University of Amsterdam
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00716638
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
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