This paper presents the results of a randomised controlled trial providing preliminary support for Trauma-focused Cognitive Therapy for acute PTSD in children and adolescents delivered in the early (3-6 months) post-trauma phase.
MEISER-STEDMAN, R., Smith, P., MCKINNON, A., DIXON, C., Trickey, D., Ehlers, A., Clark, D.M., Boyle, A., WATSON, P., Goodyer, I. & DALGLEISH, T. (2017b). 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. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 58, 623-633.
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