Brief treatment of co-occurring post-traumatic stress and depressive symptoms by use of accelerated resolution therapy

Description

This uncontrolled prospective cohort study evaluated the use of accelerated resolution therapy (ART) for treatment of comorbid symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder. Twenty-eight adult subjects, mean age of 41years (79% female, 36% Hispanic), received a mean of 3.7±1.1 ART treatment sessions (range 1–5). ART is a new exposure-based psychotherapy that makes use of eye movements. Subjects completed a range of self-report psychological measures before and after treatment with ART including the 17-item PCL-C checklist (symptoms of PTSD) and 20-item Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D). For the PCL-C, the pre-ART mean (±standard deviation) was 62.5 (8.8) with mean reductions of −29.6 (12.5), −30.1 (13.1), and −31.4 (14.04) at post-ART, 2-month, and 4-month follow-up, respectively (p

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Journal

Language

English

Author(s)

Kevin E. Kip
Kelly L. Sullivan
Cecile A. Lengacher
Laney Rosenzweig
Diego F. Hernandez
Rajendra Kadel
Frank A. Kozel
Amy Shuman
Sue Ann Girling
Marian J. Hardwick
David M. Diamond

Original Work Citation

Kip, K. E., Sullivan, K. L., Lengacher, C. A., Rosenzweig, L., Hernandez, D. F., Kadel, R., Kozel, F. A., Shuman, A., Girling, S. A., Hardwick, M. J., & Diamond, D. M. (2013). Brief treatment of co-occurring post-traumatic stress and depressive symptoms by use of accelerated resolution therapy. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 4(11). doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2013.00011

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Citation

“Brief treatment of co-occurring post-traumatic stress and depressive symptoms by use of accelerated resolution therapy,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed July 14, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/21993.

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