Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Post Traumatic Stress DisorderInterpersonal Psychotherapy - Behavioral
18 - 70
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is comparing two types of therapy to see which is more effective in treating PTSD due to Military Sexual Trauma.

Eligible Conditions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, 15 weeks in the IPT condition, 11 weeks in the ET condition

Baseline, 11 weeks
Change in CAPS-5 scores from baseline to post-treatment for the ET treatment group
Baseline, 15 weeks
Change in CAPS-5 scores from baseline to post-treatment for the IPT treatment group
Week 15
Difference in mean Clinician Administered PTSD Scale-5 (CAPS-5) score changes between the Exposure Therapy (ET) and Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) treatment groups from baseline to post-treatment

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Interpersonal Psychotherapy
1 of 2
Exposure Therapy
1 of 2

Active Control

208 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Interpersonal Psychotherapy · No Placebo Group · N/A

Interpersonal Psychotherapy
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Interpersonal Psychotherapy · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Exposure Therapy
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Exposure Therapy · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 15 weeks in the ipt condition, 11 weeks in the et condition

Who is running the clinical trial?

Weill Medical College of Cornell UniversityLead Sponsor
986 Previous Clinical Trials
1,338,319 Total Patients Enrolled
United States Department of DefenseFED
777 Previous Clinical Trials
202,289 Total Patients Enrolled
JoAnn Difede, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorWeill Medical College of Cornell University
5 Previous Clinical Trials
256 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 70 · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are a male or female who was a victim of MST during the Vietnam era to the current time.
You are medically stable at time of study enrollment.
You are able to provide informed consent and function at an intellectual level sufficient to allow accurate completion of all assessment instruments.