Acupuncture for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial

@article{Hollifield2007AcupunctureFP,
  title={Acupuncture for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial},
  author={Michael Hollifield and Nityamo Sinclair-Lian and Teddy D. Warner and Richard S. Hammerschlag},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={195},
  pages={504-513}
}
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the potential efficacy and acceptability of acupuncture for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). People diagnosed with PTSD were randomized to either an empirically developed acupuncture treatment (ACU), a group cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), or a wait-list control (WLC). The primary outcome measure was self-reported PTSD symptoms at baseline, end treatment, and 3-month follow-up. Repeated measures MANOVA was used to detect predicted Group X Time… 
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