Letters PTSD in Northern Ireland

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BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39241.426192.3A (Published 14 June 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1235
  1. Adarsh Shetty, specialist registrar in general adult psychiatry
  1. Psychiatric Unit, Derby City Hospital, Derby DE22 3NE
  1. dradarshshetty{at}yahoo.co.in

    Duffy et al provide evidence for the effectiveness of cognitive therapy in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the context of terrorism and civil conflict in Northern Ireland.1 More information would have been helpful to interpret the results.

    No patients were started on medications during the trial. However, 52% in the immediate therapy group were …

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