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Mental Health in Veterans and Families After Group Therapies

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified December 2015 by Dawson Church, Soul Medicine Institute
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01327690
First Posted: April 1, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 29, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dawson Church, Soul Medicine Institute
January 4, 2011
April 1, 2011
December 29, 2015
December 2010
December 2017   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change from Baseline PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) Symptom Levels [ Time Frame: Pre-Intervention, Post-Intervention, with one, three, six, and twelve month follow-ups ]
Symptoms are measured before the first group therapy session. Symptom levels are also recorded immediately after the last group session, and at follow-up points: one, three, six, and twelve months later.
Same as current
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Mental Health in Veterans and Families After Group Therapies
Mental Health in Veterans and Families After Group Therapies
PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) and associated mental health conditions affect both veterans and their family members. This study investigates whether group therapy using EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) produce reductions in PTSD and comorbid symptoms.
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Interventional
Early Phase 1
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Screening
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Behavioral: CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy)
    CBT group therapy sessions
  • Behavioral: EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)
    Group therapy sessions using EFT
  • No Intervention: Wait List
    Wait Period corresponding in length to treatment period
  • Experimental: EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)
    EFT group therapy sessions.
    Intervention: Behavioral: EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)
  • Active Comparator: CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy)
    CBT group therapy sessions
    Intervention: Behavioral: CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy)
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
100
December 2017
December 2017   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The ability to follow instructions, complete written forms, and provide informed consent. Subjects are required to be literate and understand English.
  • Physically healthy.
  • Active duty military service, veterans, and their family members.

Exclusion Criteria:

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
Contact: Deb Tribbey 707 237 6951 deb@soulmedicine.net
Contact: Dawson Church 707 525 9292 dawsonchurch@gmail.com
United States
 
 
NCT01327690
SMI-GROUP-12/10/10
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Dawson Church, Soul Medicine Institute
Soul Medicine Institute
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Principal Investigator: Dawson Church, PhD Soul Medicine Institute
Soul Medicine Institute
December 2015

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