Tags

Type your tag names separated by a space and hit enter

Group cognitive behaviour therapy for military service-related post-traumatic stress disorder: effectiveness, sustainability and repeatability.
Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2011 Aug; 45(8):663-72.AN

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

The aim of this study was to assess 12 month outcomes of Australian combat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who participated in a 6 week group-based CBT programme at the Toowong Private Hospital. The study population included 496 consecutive admissions to the programme between 1999 and 2008.

METHOD

Self-report measures of PTSD, depression, anxiety, anger, alcohol use, relationship satisfaction and quality of life parameters were collected at intake and 3, 6 and 12 months post intake.

RESULTS

Statistically significant and sustained improvements were noted in 12 month outcome measures for PTSD, depression, anxiety, alcohol use, anger, and quality of life. PTSD symptom reduction occurred consistently each year for 9 years and exhibited an aggregated effect size of 0.68.

CONCLUSIONS

This naturalistic research demonstrates that treatment administered under clinical conditions produces equivocal magnitudes of positive change in terms of PTSD symptoms when compared with existing efficacy data in individual and group treatments. Further, these symptomatic gains are sustainable and consistently reproducible. The benefits noted from group therapy were seen as independent of whether or not individual treatment was in place.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Group Therapy Day Programs, Toowong Private Hospital, Toowong, Queensland 4066, Australia. akhoo@toowongprivatehospital.com.auNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

21870924

Citation

Khoo, Andrew, et al. "Group Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Military Service-related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Effectiveness, Sustainability and Repeatability." The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 45, no. 8, 2011, pp. 663-72.
Khoo A, Dent MT, Oei TP. Group cognitive behaviour therapy for military service-related post-traumatic stress disorder: effectiveness, sustainability and repeatability. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2011;45(8):663-72.
Khoo, A., Dent, M. T., & Oei, T. P. (2011). Group cognitive behaviour therapy for military service-related post-traumatic stress disorder: effectiveness, sustainability and repeatability. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 45(8), 663-72. https://doi.org/10.3109/00048674.2011.590464
Khoo A, Dent MT, Oei TP. Group Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Military Service-related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Effectiveness, Sustainability and Repeatability. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2011;45(8):663-72. PubMed PMID: 21870924.
* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - JOUR T1 - Group cognitive behaviour therapy for military service-related post-traumatic stress disorder: effectiveness, sustainability and repeatability. AU - Khoo,Andrew, AU - Dent,Michael T, AU - Oei,Tian P S, PY - 2011/8/30/entrez PY - 2011/8/30/pubmed PY - 2011/12/28/medline SP - 663 EP - 72 JF - The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry JO - Aust N Z J Psychiatry VL - 45 IS - 8 N2 - OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess 12 month outcomes of Australian combat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who participated in a 6 week group-based CBT programme at the Toowong Private Hospital. The study population included 496 consecutive admissions to the programme between 1999 and 2008. METHOD: Self-report measures of PTSD, depression, anxiety, anger, alcohol use, relationship satisfaction and quality of life parameters were collected at intake and 3, 6 and 12 months post intake. RESULTS: Statistically significant and sustained improvements were noted in 12 month outcome measures for PTSD, depression, anxiety, alcohol use, anger, and quality of life. PTSD symptom reduction occurred consistently each year for 9 years and exhibited an aggregated effect size of 0.68. CONCLUSIONS: This naturalistic research demonstrates that treatment administered under clinical conditions produces equivocal magnitudes of positive change in terms of PTSD symptoms when compared with existing efficacy data in individual and group treatments. Further, these symptomatic gains are sustainable and consistently reproducible. The benefits noted from group therapy were seen as independent of whether or not individual treatment was in place. SN - 1440-1614 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/21870924/Group_cognitive_behaviour_therapy_for_military_service_related_post_traumatic_stress_disorder:_effectiveness_sustainability_and_repeatability_ L2 - https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.3109/00048674.2011.590464?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub=pubmed DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -