Study at USF helps PTSD patients

Gayle Guyardo |
A major study to help members of the military suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder out of the University of South Florida School of Nursing is now expanding to the British soldiers.

The treatment is called Accelerated Resolution Therapy or ART.

“Based on very encouraging results observed to date with the use of ART, multiple studies are being designed and pursued including a head to head randomized controlled trial versus Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy, which is a first-line evidence-based therapy routinely used by VA clinicians, so this is very exciting,” said Dr. Kevin Kip a USF College of Nursing Professor and Executive Director of the USF research center.

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