Exposure Therapy For Veterans With PTSD And Panic Attacks
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01033136|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 16, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 14, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|PTSD Panic Attacks||Behavioral: Multiple Channel Exposure Therapy-Veterans Behavioral: Cognitive-Processing Therapy||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||96 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||Multiple Channel Exposure Therapy is a behavioral treatment that simultaneously targets panic disorder and PTSD.|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Masking Description:||Post-treatment and follow-up assessments are conducted by an assessor masked to treatment condition.|
|Official Title:||Exposure Therapy for Veterans With PTSD and Panic Attacks|
|Actual Study Start Date :||January 1, 2013|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 30, 2016|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 1, 2017|
Experimental: Arm 1
MCET-V is a cognitive-behavioral treatment for persons with comorbid PTSD and panic attacks
Behavioral: Multiple Channel Exposure Therapy-Veterans
Individual therapy design completed twice a week over a 6-week period. The treatment will include psychoeducation about panic attacks and trauma and behavioral and cognitive exposure exercises.
Other Name: MCET-V
Active Comparator: Arm 2
CPT is a cognitive-behavioral treatment for persons with PTSD
Behavioral: Cognitive-Processing Therapy
Participants will be randomly assigned to receive either MCET-V or cognitive processing therapy (CPT), a standard PTSD treatment. Patients in both the MCET-V and CPT conditions will receive 12, 90-minute sessions of individual therapy twice a week over a 6-week period.
Other Name: CPT
- CAPS [ Time Frame: 1-week post-treatment and 3-month follow-up ]The CAPS is a clinician-administered assessment of PTSD.
- ADIS [ Time Frame: Baseline and 3-month follow-up ]The ADIS is a clinician-administered assessment for the presence of panic disorder and related anxiety and mood disorders.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01033136
|United States, Texas|
|Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030|
|Principal Investigator:||Ellen Teng, PhD||Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX|