Postraumatic Stress Disorder Responds Well to Metacognitive Therapy

  • Post author:
  • Post category:News

A randomised controlled trial just published in Journal of Clinical Psychology demonstrated that 8 sessions of MCT was highly effective in the treatment of chronic PTSD with 80% of patients meeting formal criteteria for recovery.

Reference: Wells, A. and Colbear J. (2012). Treating posttraumatic stress disorder with metacognitive therapy: A preliminary controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68, 373-381.