A randomized trial of cognitive therapy and imaginal exposure in the treatment of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Tarrier1999ART,
  title={A randomized trial of cognitive therapy and imaginal exposure in the treatment of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Nicholas Tarrier and Hazel Pilgrim and Charles M. Sommerfield and Brian Faragher and Matthew A. Reynolds and Elinor A. Graham and Christine Barrowclough},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={13-8}
}
A randomized trial was performed in which imaginal exposure (IE) and cognitive therapy (CT) were compared in the treatment of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Patients who continued to meet PTSD caseness at the end of a 4-week symptom-monitoring baseline period (n = 72) were randomly allocated to either IE or CT. There was a significant improvement in all measures over treatment and at follow-up, although there were no significant differences between the 2 treatments at any… CONTINUE READING
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