This trial is evaluating whether Cognitive Processing Therapy will improve 2 primary outcomes and 2 secondary outcomes in patients with Depression. Measurement will happen over the course of 12 months after release from incarceration.
This trial requires 244 total participants across 2 different treatment groups
This trial involves 2 different treatments. Cognitive Processing Therapy is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.
"Cognitive processing therapy of substance abusers results in significant improvement, and appears to be successful when provided by a trained and supervised professional. When provided in group format, attendance and participation can be low, but still meaningful improvement is obtained. Cognitive processing therapy appears effective and is a promising treatment for substance abusers." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Drug abuse includes a diverse array of behaviors and can result in both physical and psychological repercussions. Abuse of an addictive drug is often related to other more common addictions such as tobacco or alcohol. Drug abuse is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. It is important to educate people about the various types of drugs, effects, and dangers that are associated with drug abuse. As early detection is key to preventing many cases of drug abuse, medical professionals, public health educators, and school officials all play important roles in aiding those struggling with drug abuse. Drug abuse counseling is one of the most effective and cost-efficient treatments for people suffering from addiction." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"The most commonly utilized types of abuse therapies are individual psychotherapy, group treatment, residential rehabilitation for drug abusers, and counseling. Other types of treatment are widely used, but the exact number is unknown." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Drug abuse can't be cured. Some addicts may be cured from their addictions as they lose motivation to use drugs. On the other hand, drug abusers who are currently in treatment might lose interest in treatment and drug use. These people may not be cured from their addictions." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Drug habits are often based on a series of habits, which leads to drug abuse. This causes depression, which causes more drug habits, which in turn cause more depression, and so on. Therefore, drug addiction has a positive feedback loop.\n" - Anonymous Online Contributor
"On average, about 5,700 people per year in the United States will suffer from drug abuse. However, because the age distribution is skewed, the number of drug abusers is underestimated." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Signs of drug abuse are commonly found in people who abuse substances. A person who abuse drugs may exhibit many of these signs. These signs may include excessive sweating, increased heart rate and increased blood pressure, and/or difficulty sleeping. There may be no physical sign, such as sweating or a pounding headache.\n\n
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"What is CPT? Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is a specific, time-limited psychotherapeutic intervention tailored to each person's unique [needs] and symptoms in order to enhance cognition and reduce psychopathology. CPT is specifically tailored to a person's mental health needs (or illness symptoms) so that it will [have a] short duration of time. CPT has a [limited] number of sessions, each lasting 90 minutes. CPT involves psychoeducation about the nature of the symptoms, and a process of coping in the present and the future. CPT does not assume a person's personality or personality type as determining factors in symptom development." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Severe complications occur in about 1.3% of individuals involved in drug use. The risk of serious adverse consequences increases with the amount of medication taken. The likelihood of serious complications is also increased by concomitant misuse of other drugs." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Cognitive processing therapy leads to reductions in posttraumatic symptoms after therapy. The reduction in posttraumatic symptoms was most strongly associated with the number of sessions that the patient attended, suggesting that attendance to the treatment is important to the effect of cognitive processing therapy on PTSD symptoms." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) appears to be commonly used in combination with other treatments. The evidence reviewed here is limited and inconclusive, which limits the strength of inference from the studies reviewed. However, the evidence reviewed supports CPT as an effective therapeutic option, either as a standalone treatment (when it is combined with other psychotherapies) or as part of multimodal treatment (when it is combined with CBT)." - Anonymous Online Contributor