Research

We aim to maintain a comprehensive collection of article and research links to the latest research on PTSD and trauma, their impact on the brain and the most current understand of how the brain reacts and can heal. This page is only a resource for further study and contains only external links that are the property and responsibility of their respective authors and publishers.

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Effectiveness Of Modern Trauma Treatment Protocols


Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)

Accelerated Resolution Therapy: Randomized Controlled Trial of a Complicated Grief Intervention (American Journal Of Hospice & Palliative Medicine | https://www.is-art.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/ART-for-Prolonged-Grief-2020.pdf)

Brief Treatment of Co-Occurring Post-Traumatic Stress and Depressive Symptoms by Use of Accelerated Resolution Therapy® (Frontiers In Psychiatry | http://nebula.wsimg.com/9d92eb504a7e976278827a9778b7a249?AccessKeyId=F800C6B9CB26A17CF349&disposition=0&alloworigin=1)

Clinical, Empirical, and Theoretical Rationale for Selection of Accelerated Resolution Therapy for Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in VA and DoD Facilities (Military Medicine | https://artherapyinternational.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/14.-Kip-Rationale-for-ART-Mil-Medicine-2018.pdf)

Comparison of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) for Treatment of Symptoms of PTSD and Sexual Trauma Between Civilian and Military Adults (Military Medicine | http://nebula.wsimg.com/91f456bd03d04f5279278bf02400c7a4?AccessKeyId=F800C6B9CB26A17CF349&disposition=0&alloworigin=1)

Practice Comparisons Between Accelerated Resolution Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and Cognitive Processing Therapy with Case Examples (Nurse Education Today | https://artherapyinternational.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Hernandez-Waits-Practice-comparisons-between-ART-EMDR-and-CBT.pdf)

Randomized Controlled Trial of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) for Symptoms of Combat-Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (Military Medicine | http://nebula.wsimg.com/7fd02b99a019f73243cd6c1987900505?AccessKeyId=F800C6B9CB26A17CF349&disposition=0&alloworigin=1)


Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)

Efficacy of Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing for Patients with Posttraumatic-Stress Disorder: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials (PLOS ONE | https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0103676)


Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories (RTM)

A Pilot Study of Quantitative EEG Markers of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder — Baseline Observations and Impact of the Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories (RTM) Treatment Protocol (Research & Recognition | http://randrproject.com/pdf/2017/rtm-neuro-AJP17.pdf)

Active Duty and ex-Serving Military Personnel with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treated with Psychological Therapies: Systematic Review and meta-Analysis (European Journal Of Psychotraumatology | http://randrproject.com/pdf/Kitchiner-et%20al-2019-EJPT.pdf)

Evaluation of the Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories Protocol for the Treatment of PTSD: A Randomized, Wait-List-Controlled Trial (Journal Of Military, Veteran And Family Health | https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320029834_Evaluation_of_the_reconsolidation_of_traumatic_memories_protocol_for_the_treatment_of_PTSD_a_randomized_wait-list-controlled_trial)

Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories for PTSD: A Randomized Controlled Trial of 74 Male Veterans (Research & Recognition | http://randrproject.com/pdf/2017/75person-NYstudy17.pdf)

Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories for PTSD: A Randomized Trial of 30 Females (Research & Recognition | http://randrproject.com/pdf/2017/SDFEMALES-submission.pdf)

Remediation of Intrusive Symptoms of PTSD in Fewer Than Five Sessions: A 30 Person Pre-Pilot Study of the RTM Protocol (Journal Of Military, Veteran And Family Health | https://jmvfh.utpjournals.press/doi/full/10.3138/jmvfh.2996)


Trauma-Focused Neuro Lingustic Programming (TF-NLP)

PTSD: Extinction, Reconsolidation, and the Visual-Kinesthetic Dissociation Protocol (Traumatology | http://randrproject.com/pdf/Traumatology.pdf)

Removal of PTSD Symptoms in a Client Using Neuro- Linguistic Programming (Journal Of Experiential Psychotherapy | https://www.nlpt.at/res12.pdf)

The Fast Cure For Phobia And Trauma: Evidence That It Works (Human Givens Institute | https://www.hgi.org.uk/resources/delve-our-extensive-library/anxiety-ptsd-and-trauma/fast-cure-phobia-and-trauma-evidence)



Healing From PTSD

Do the Impossible: Healing From Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Anxiety And Depression Association Of America | https://adaa.org/living-with-anxiety/personal-stories/do-impossible-healing-posttraumatic-stress-disorder)

Breakthrough Found In The Treatment Of Post Traumatic Stress (EParent | http://randrproject.com/pdf/Ex-Parent%20Article12-16.pdf)

PTSD: Healing and Recovery Part 1 (Psychology Today | https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-resilient-brain/201408/ptsd-healing-and-recovery-part-1)



Arguments For PTSD As An Injury Vs. Illness

An Injury, Not a Disorder (Military Review | https://www.law.upenn.edu/live/files/4774-ochberg-an-injury-not-a-disorderpdf)

PTSD Is Not A Disorder, Says Medal of Honor Winner (MSNBC | https://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/ptsd-not-disorder-says-medal-honor-msna155011)

PTSD vs PTSI (Global PTSI Foundation | http://globalptsifoundation.org/ptsd-vs-ptsi)

What If Some Mental Disorders Aren’t Really Disorders? (Psychology Today | https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/shouldstorm/202008/what-if-some-mental-disorders-arent-really-disorders)

Why PTSD Is a Mental Injury, Not a Mental Illness (Psychology Today | https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/silencing-your-inner-bully/201909/why-ptsd-is-mental-injury-not-mental-illness)