Comparative efficacy of treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder: a meta-analysis

  title={Comparative efficacy of treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder: a meta-analysis},
  author={Michelle L. Van Etten and Steven Taylor},
  journal={Clinical Psychology \& Psychotherapy},
A meta-analysis was conducted on 61 treatment outcome trials for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Conditions included drug therapies (TCAs, carbamazepine, MAOIs, SSRIs, and BDZs), psychological therapies (behaviour therapy, Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), relaxation training, hypnotherapy, and dynamic therapy), and control conditions (pill placebo, wait-list controls, supportive psychotherapies, and non-saccade EMDR control). Psychological therapies had significantly… 

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