Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy The long-term treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder can be a complex concept, influenced by method treatment, duration of therapy or therapies, the use of medication with other therapy, type of trauma, frequency of trauma and time-lapse between trauma and treatment for patients. This paper aims to analyze the results of use of cognitive behavioural therapy in post-traumatic stress disorder, consistency of results and its ethical implications from the reports of three peer-reviewed studies. Post-traumatic stress disorder is one characterized by arousal in patients after experiencing singular or repeated traumas such as assault, rape, war or disasters....The end:
.....Kimble, M., Elhai , J. & Knapp, R. (2009). Exposure-Based Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of PTSD in Adults with Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder: A pilot study. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 23(5), 665-675. Schnurr , P., Friedman, M., Engel, C., Foa , E., Shea, M., Chow, B. et al. (2007). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Women: A randomized control trial. The Journal of the American Medical Association, 297(8), 820-830. Smith, P., Yule, W., Perrin, S., Tranah , T., Dalgleish , T. & Clark, D. (2007). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for PTSD in Children and Adolescents: A preliminary randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 46(8), 1051-1061.