Evidence For Psychological Therapies For Kids With PTSD Supported.

Medscape (12/12) reports, “There is fair evidence to support the effectiveness of psychological therapies for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents,” according to a review published online Dec. 12 in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. After analyzing data from 14 studies encompassing 758 patients, researchers found that “children and teens diagnosed with PTSD showed signs of improvement up to three months following psychological therapy, and they called for more studies to assess its long-term benefits.”

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