Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (PTD)

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Outcome 1: (example: Teens are knowledgeable of prenatal nutrition and health guidelines.)

The intended outcome of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is to help people learn about healthier pathways to coping with distressing thoughts; this type of therapy will in turn reduce avoidance or other unsettling behaviors. The idea behind Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is that if someone can change how they gauge their surroundings or thoughts and feelings, anxiety and avoidance may be reduced, making the persons mood and overall quality of life much better (Tull, 2013).

Outcome Target (s): (example: Number and percent of program participants able to identify food items that are good sources of major dietary requirements.) Target Population
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Number and percent of participants that do not smoke. Number and percent of participants that take prenatal vitamin each day.)

The goals of the proposed research are to produce preliminary evidence of PE with OEF/OIF veterans with PTSD and to examine the cognitive and psychophysiological mechanisms of change in PTSD treatment. .

Data Source(s): (example: school scales, participants, teachers, client tests, staff observations, etc.)

Participants will be involved in a 24- week randomized control trials for exposure-based interventions.

Data Collection Method (s): (example: Weekly weigh-ins, self-report on daily checklist, observation reported on weekly record, “Healthy Baby” checklist for recording daily food intake, pre or post-test or observation, etc.) Symptoms were assessed with self-report measures of PTSD (PTSD Checklist) and depression (Beck Depression Inventory-II) before and throughout therapy. Mixed linear models were utilized to determine the slope of reported symptoms throughout treatment, and the effects associated with fixed factors such as site, treatment setting (residential vs. outpatient), and TBI severity were
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