Efficacy of single-session abreactive ego state therapy for combat stress injury, PTSD, and ASD.


Using abreactive Ego State Therapy (EST), 36 patients meeting DSM-IV-TR and PTSD checklist (PCL) criteria were exposed to either 5-6 hours of manualized treatment or placebo in a single session. EST emphasizes repeated hypnotically activated abreactive "reliving" of the trauma experience combined with therapists' ego strength. Both the placebo and EST… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/00207144.2013.729377