CBT for Nightmares in OEF/OIF Veterans
Annual rept. 1 Jul 2012-30 Jun 2013
PHILADELPHIA RESEARCH AND EDUCATION FOUNDATION PA
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This study examines the efficacy of two cognitive-behavioral treatments for PTSD-related recurrent nightmares and other sleep difficulties in Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom OEF and Operation Iraqi Freedom OIF in a randomized controlled trial. Participants will be 115 OEFOIF Veterans in outpatient treatment for PTSD at one of two study sites, the Philadelphia VAMC or the VACHS, West Haven, CT. During Year Four of this award, data collection was ongoing at the Philadelphia sites PVAMC and PVAMC affiliated outpatient clinics. Data will be analyzed at the end of the data collection period, and therefore research findings are not yet available. Sixty-five patients have been enrolled in the protocol to date.
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Stress Physiology