Development of a group treatment for enhancing motivation to change PTSD symptoms

@inproceedings{Murphy2002DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a group treatment for enhancing motivation to change PTSD symptoms},
  author={Ronald T. Murphy and Craig S Rosen and Rebecca P Cameron and Karin E. Thompson},
  year={2002}
}
Readiness to change, particularly ambivalence or lack of awareness about the need to change, is a modifiable variable that may underlie poor posttreatment outcome found in some studies of combat veterans with PTSD. The authors describe the PTSD Motivation Enhancement (ME) Group, a manualized brief treatment that is conceptually based on the Stages of Change and draws on interventions from the literature on Motivational Interviewing techniques. The PTSD ME Group targets any PTSD symptom or… CONTINUE READING

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