Adolescents with abuse-related post-traumatic stress disorder who underwent developmentally adapted cognitive processing therapy had greater improvements in PTSD severity scores compared with those who received a wait-list condition with treatment advice, researchers reported in JAMA Psychiatry. The findings also showed greater improvement in self-reported PTSD symptom severity among those in the D-CPT group.
Developmentally adapted CPT may benefit teens with abuse-related PTSD
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