Cognitive processing therapy for sexual assault victims.


Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) was developed to treat the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in rape victims. CPT is based on an information processing theory of PTSD and includes education, exposure, and cognitive components. Nineteen sexual assault survivors received CPT, which consists of 12 weekly sessions in a group format. They were… (More)


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@article{Resick1992CognitivePT, title={Cognitive processing therapy for sexual assault victims.}, author={Patricia A. Resick and Michael Schnicke}, journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology}, year={1992}, volume={60 5}, pages={748-56} }