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Overcoming PTSD

Friyana Bhabha

What psychological treatments work for post traumatic stress disorder?

Take Home Messages: Evidence suggests that psychological treatments can reduce traumatic stress symptoms in people suffering from PTSD. The most effective psychological treatments for PTSD are trauma-focused cognitive therapy and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing. Why the study matters: Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a relatively common condition that may occur following a traumatic event. Sufferers e...

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