Narrative Exposure Therapy versus Interpersonal Psychotherapy

  title={Narrative Exposure Therapy versus Interpersonal Psychotherapy},
  author={Susanne Schaal and Thomas Elbert and Frank Neuner},
  journal={Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics},
  pages={298 - 306}
Background: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of treatment modules for trauma spectrum disorders in a sample of Rwandan genocide orphans. Methods: Twenty-six orphans (originally 27) who presented with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at first assessment continued to meet a PTSD DSM-IV diagnosis 6 months after their initial assessment. They were offered participation in a controlled treatment trial. A group adaptation of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT, n = 14) was… 

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