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Narrative Exposure Therapy for the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: November 8, 2016
Project Number: RA0872-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of narrative exposure therapy for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in adult patients with or without comorbidities?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the clinical effectiveness of narrative exposure therapy for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in adult patients with or without comorbidities?

Key Message

Five systematic reviews and meta-analyses, 12 randomized controlled trials, and five non-randomized studies were identified regarding the use of narrative exposure therapy for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in adult patients with or without comorbidities.