Multi-Site Confirmatory Efficacy Treatment Trial of Combat-Related PTSD
Technical Report,01 Aug 2018,31 Jul 2019
The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson United States
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The present study is a multisite trial with randomization of 330 OEFOIFOND veterans with combat related post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD to one of three treatment arms 1 Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation rTMS to the right frontal dorsal lateral prefrontal cortex rDLPFC alone, 1 Hz rDLPFC rTMS Cognitive Processing Therapy CPT, or sham rTMS CPT to determine which of these treatments is most effective for reducing PTSD symptoms, as measured by the CAPS-5, and PCL-5. We have established the research team, laboratory setting, obtained approval of all regulatory documents for all performance locations for the study, and established recruiting procedures. We have screened 63 subjects for the study and enrolled 8 subjects in the baseline testing and treatment phase of the study.
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