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Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) is an evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral treatment designed specifically to treat posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and comorbid symptoms. This chapter will first review the theoretical underpinnings of the intervention and then provide more detail about the actual protocol including a clinical case description. We then will review several special considerations and challenges in administering the protocol to specific groups of trauma survivors and finally end with an overview of the published randomized controlled clinical trials demonstrating the efficacy of the therapy.

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Galovski, T.E., Wachen, J.S., Chard, K.M., Monson, C.M., Resick, P.A. (2015). Cognitive Processing Therapy. In: Schnyder, U., Cloitre, M. (eds) Evidence Based Treatments for Trauma-Related Psychological Disorders. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07109-1_10

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