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Written Exposure Therapy: An Efficient and Effective Treatment for PTSD
Source: Department of Defense, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
Date: 2/18/2022
Denise M. Sloan, PhD, of the National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University School of Medicine, writes about her STRONG STAR-affiliated study that found Written Exposure Therapy to be as effective as Cognitive Processing Therapy in treating PTSD, and with more patients completing treatment. Read More>

Fort Hood study shows writing therapy is highly effective treatment for PTSD
Source: Texas Public Radio
Date: 1/15/2022
Texas Public Radio reported on a STRONG STAR-affiliated study finding that a brief PTSD therapy in which patients write about their trauma is as effective as a leading talk therapy. Read More>

Brief writing therapy effective as treatment for military members with PTSD, study shows
Source: UT Health San Antonio
Date: 1/11/2022
A brief, five-session treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) called Written Exposure Therapy is as effective as a longer, gold-standard treatment for military service members, a new study shows. Read More>

Equine Therapy: Horses Help Veterans Struggling With PTSD
Source: HealthDay News
Date: 9/1/2021
UT Health San Antonio adjunct professor and STRONG STAR investigator Dr. Stephen Stern provided expert comment on this story about equine therapy for PTSD. Read More>

Sleep Disorders Are Skyrocketing Among US Military Personnel, Study Finds
Date: 4/12/2021
Our investigators' findings showing a dramatic increase in insomnia and sleep apnea in the U.S. military are reported in this article Read More>

Science Publications

In-office, in-home, and telehealth cognitive processing therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in veterans: A randomized clinical trial.

Evidence-based posttraumatic stress disorder treatment in a community sample: Military-affiliated versus civilian patient outcomes

Effect of written exposure therapy versus cognitive processing therapy on increasing treatment efficacy among military service members: A randomized noninferiority trial.

Sleep disorder symptoms are associated with greater posttraumatic stress and anger symptoms in U.S. Army service members seeking treatment for PTSD.
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