Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy (Feb 12, 2018): No Pagination Specified
Objective: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can have devastating effects on multiple aspects of functioning. Thus, it is imperative to increase access to evidence-based treatment for PTSD. Prolonged Exposure therapy (PE) has extensive empirical support and is one of the first-line PTSD treatments included in civilian, veteran, and military clinical practice guidelines. However, the standard 90-min PE session format can constitute a significant barrier to its adoption in routine clinical care settings, which typically schedule 60-min appointment sessions. If the length of PE sessions could be reduced from 90 to 60 min without compromising treatment efficacy and efficiency, this would remove a major barrier to PE adoption.. To read the full article, log in using your NHS OpenAthens details.