Does CPT work?

Does CPT work?

By |2019-04-24T05:09:00+00:00February 9th, 2019|

A 2019 meta-analysis of 11 studies with a total of 1130 participants showed that CPT outperformed inactive control conditions on PTSD outcome measures at posttreatment and follow-up.
The average CPT-treated participant fared better than 89% of those in inactive control conditions at posttreatment and 82% at follow-up.

Gordon J. G. Asmundson, Audur S. Thorisdottir, Jacob W. Roden-Foreman, Scarlett O. Baird, Sara M. Witcraft, Aliza T. Stein, Jasper A. J. Smits & Mark B Powers (2019) A meta-analytic review of cognitive processing therapy for adults with posttraumatic stress disorder, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 48:1, 1-14,DOI: 10.1080/16506073.2018.1522371

About the Author:

Clinicians PTSD blog is written by Dr Jon Finch a Clinical Psychologist, a clinician treating PTSD and traumatised individuals for over 10 years. It is mainly for clinicians treating people who have PTSD and other trauma related conditions. It is focused on evidence-based therapy, trauma focused therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy.