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Prolonged Exposure (PE) Treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 20 Minutes Versus 40 Minutes

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00229307
First Posted: September 29, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 29, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sheba Medical Center
  Purpose
Comparing the efficacy of 40 minutes PE treatment to 20 minutes of the same treatment

Condition Intervention
PTSD Behavioral: Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • PSS-i [ Time Frame: 15 weeks and 1-year follow-up ]

Enrollment: 39
Study Start Date: December 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1 Behavioral: Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy
20 minutes exposure
Active Comparator: 2 Behavioral: Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy
40 minutes exposure

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PTSD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Psychotic symptoms
  • Dissociation
  • Drug or Alcohol dependence
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00229307


Locations
Israel
Chaim Sheba Medical Center
Ramat-Gan, Israel, 52621
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Investigators
Study Chair: Nitza Nacasch, MD Sheba Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Joseph Zohar, MD Sheba Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Sheba Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00229307     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-05-3709-JZ-CTIL
First Submitted: September 28, 2005
First Posted: September 29, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 29, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
Post traumatic stress disorder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders
Mental Disorders