Group CBT for PTSD (GCBT)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01544088|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : March 5, 2012
Last Update Posted : February 1, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|PTSD||Behavioral: Group Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (GCBT) Behavioral: Present Centered Group Treatment||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||198 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Group CBT for Chronic PTSD: RCT With Veterans|
|Actual Study Start Date :||July 1, 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 23, 2017|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||June 30, 2018|
Experimental: Arm 1
Group Cognitive Behavioral treatment (GCBT)
Behavioral: Group Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (GCBT)
GCBT is a 14 week intervention that includes components of exposure (imaginal and in vivo), cognitive restructuring, and relapse prevention.
Active Comparator: Arm 2
Present Centered Group Treatment
Behavioral: Present Centered Group Treatment
The active comparison treatment is a 14 week treatment that focuses on here and now problems, especially problem solving skills concerning ongoing stressors.
- Clinician Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) [ Time Frame: 12 months ]The CAPS is a semi-structured interview to assess presence and severity of PTSD symptoms. The total score on the CAPS will be used as the primary outcome measure in this study.
- Beck Depression Inventory, II (BDI-II) [ Time Frame: 12 months ]The BDI is a self-report inventory that indexes depression symptom severity.
- Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) [ Time Frame: 12 months ]The SF-36 is a measure of functional impairment.
- Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) [ Time Frame: 12 months ]The BAI is a self-report measure of general anxiety symptom severity.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01544088
|United States, Massachusetts|
|VA Boston Healthcare System Jamaica Plain Campus, Jamaica Plain, MA|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02130|
|United States, Rhode Island|
|Providence VA Medical Center, Providence, RI|
|Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02908|
|Principal Investigator:||Denise M Sloan, PhD||VA Boston Healthcare System Jamaica Plain Campus, Jamaica Plain, MA|