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Cognitive therapy as an early treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: a randomized controlled trial addressing preliminary efficacy and mechanisms of action

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Background

Few efficacious early treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents exist. Previous trials have intervened within the first month post-trauma and focused on secondary prevention of later post-traumatic stress; however, considerable natural recovery may still occur up to 6-months post-trauma. No trials have addressed the early treatment of established PTSD (i.e. 2- to 6-months post-trauma).

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Twenty-nine youth (8–...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/jcpp.12673

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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Journal website
Publication date:
2016-12-05
Acceptance date:
2016-10-27
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pubs:666836
URN:
uri:dad59666-a682-4f30-b1ce-7c0adb696568
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uuid:dad59666-a682-4f30-b1ce-7c0adb696568
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pubs:666836

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