Mental health

Graded self-exposure based on cognitive-behavioural therapy principles in adults with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms

Question 7: Is graded self-exposure based on the principles of cognitive-behavioural therapy better (more effective than/as safe as) than treatment as usual in adults with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms?

  • Population: adults with PTSD symptoms
  • Interventions: graded self-exposure based on the principles of cognitive-behavioural therapy
  • Comparison: treatment as usual
  • Outcomes:
    • symptom reduction
    • adverse effects.

Recommendation(s)

If it is possible to continue to follow-up the patient, graded self-exposure based on the principles of cognitive-behavioural therapy should be considered in adults with PTSD symptoms.
Strength of recommendation: STANDARD

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