Postraumatic Stress Disorder Responds Well to Metacognitive Therapy

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.

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