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Intervention Protocol

Psychological therapies for the prevention and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents

  1. Donna Gillies1,*,
  2. Louise O'Brien2,
  3. Pamela Rogers3,
  4. Charles Meekings3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Depression, Anxiety and Neurosis Group

Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006726

How to Cite

Gillies D, O'Brien L, Rogers P, Meekings C. Psychological therapies for the prevention and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD006726. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006726.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Sydney West Area Mental Health Service, Parramatta BC, NSW, Australia

  2. 2

    Sydney West Area Health Service, Mental Health Nursing Research Unit (MHNRU), Parramatta BC, Australia

  3. 3

    Sydney West Area Health Service, Prevention, Early Intervention and Recovery Service (PEIRS), Sydney, Australia

*Donna Gillies, Sydney West Area Mental Health Service, Cumberland Hospital, Locked Bag 7118, Parramatta BC, NSW, 2150, Australia. Donna_Gillies@wsahs.nsw.gov.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

1. To examine the effectiveness of psychological therapies in preventing PTSD and the negative emotional, behavioural or mental health outcomes in children and adolescents who have undergone a traumatic event.
2. To examine the effectiveness of psychological therapies in reducing PTSD and, the negative emotional, behavioural and mental health outcomes associated with PTSD, in children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).