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
Results First Posted : July 20, 2018
Last Update Posted : July 20, 2018
|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 :||93 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|
Multiple Channel Exposure Therapy -Veterans (MCET-V) is a 12-session cognitive-behavioral treatment for persons with comorbid PTSD and panic attacks. It is an integrated treatment designed to target panic and PTSD symptoms simultaneously.
Behavioral: Multiple Channel Exposure Therapy - Veterans
MCET-V offers individual therapy that provides psychoeducation about panic attacks and trauma and involves behavioral and cognitive exposure exercises.
Other Name: MCET-V
Active Comparator: CPT
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is a 12-session cognitive-behavioral treatment for persons with PTSD. It is a gold-standard cognitive behavioral intervention designed to target PTSD symptoms.
Behavioral: Cognitive Processing Therapy
CPT offers individual therapy that targets trauma and PTSD symptoms via cognitive restructuring.
Other Name: CPT
- Rate of Decrease in PTSD Symptoms (CAPS) Between MCET-V and CPT Groups [ Time Frame: Baseline, 1-week post-treatment and 3-month follow-up ]The CAPS is a clinician-administered assessment of the presence and severity of PTSD symptoms. Scores range from 0 - 136, with higher scores indicating greater symptom severity.
- Change in PDSS Scores Over Time for MCET-V and CPT Groups [ Time Frame: Baseline, 1-week post, and 3-month follow-up ]The Panic Disorder Severity Scale (PDSS) is a clinician-rated assessment of the presence and severity of panic symptoms. Scores range from 0 - 28, with higher scores indicating greater symptom severity.
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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|