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Online cognitive behavioural therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder is as effective as face-to-face therapy

BMJ 2023; 380 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.p266 (Published 10 February 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;380:p266
  1. Helen Saul, editor in chief1,
  2. Samantha Cassidy, science writer1,
  3. Brendan Deeney, science writer1,
  4. Jemma Kwint, senior research fellow1,
  5. Jonathan Bisson, clinical professor in psychiatry2
  1. 1NIHR Evidence, Twickenham, UK
  2. 2Cardiff University, UK
  1. Correspondence to H Saul NIHRAlerts{at}nihr.ac.uk

The study

Bisson JI, Ariti C, Cullen K, et al. Guided, internet based, cognitive behavioural therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder: pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled non-inferiority trial (RAPID). BMJ 2022;377:e069405.

To read the full NIHR Alert, go to: https://evidence.nihr.ac.uk/alert/online-cbt-for-ptsd-is-as-effective-as-face-to-face-therapy/

Footnotes

  • Competing interests: The BMJ has judged that there are no disqualifying financial ties to commercial companies. The authors declare the following other interests: none.

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