Psychological Trauma Symptom Improvement in Veterans Using Emotional Freedom Techniques: A Randomized Controlled Trial

@article{Church2013PsychologicalTS,
  title={Psychological Trauma Symptom Improvement in Veterans Using Emotional Freedom Techniques: A Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={D. Church and C. Hawk and A. Brooks and Olli Toukolehto and M. Wren and Ingrid Dinter and P. Stein},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={2013},
  volume={201},
  pages={153–160}
}
  • D. Church, C. Hawk, +4 authors P. Stein
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
  • Abstract This study examined the effect of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), a brief exposure therapy combining cognitive and somatic elements, on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and psychological distress symptoms in veterans receiving mental health services. Veterans meeting the clinical criteria for PTSD were randomized to EFT (n = 30) or standard of care wait list (SOC/WL; n = 29). The EFT intervention consisted of 6-hour–long EFT coaching sessions concurrent with standard care. The… CONTINUE READING
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    Interventional Clinical Trial
    EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) has been shown to significantly reduce post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychological symptoms such as anxiety and depression in a… Expand
    ConditionsStress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
    InterventionBehavioral
    Interventional Clinical Trial
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    ConditionsPostoperative Nausea and Vomiting
    InterventionBehavioral, Drug
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