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New Therapy For Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome

in after exposure to reminders of the triggering traumatic event, according to Kathryn L. Bleiberg, an instructor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and professional associate at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell in New York City.

However, revisiting dreadful events can be painful, and it might keep some PTSD patients from seeking therapy, Bleiberg said.

Many patients also suffer from interpersonal dysfunction -- a lot of these traumas are interpersonal traumas and with PTSD people have difficulty trusting. They are overly on guard, overly self-protective, emotionally hard to connect and it's hard to have relationships. A lot see themselves as damaged; they can be easily angered and have difficulty getting along with people.

John C. Markowitz, clinical professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Bleiberg examined the effectiveness of interpersonal psychotherapy, or IPT, a form of talk therapy that focuses "not on the past trauma, but on dysfunctional relationships in the here-and-now" and PTSD.

In the pilot study 14 subjects were treated by IPT over a period of 14 weeks. At the end of the 14-week therapy, 12 of the 14 participants no longer met the diagnostic criteria for PTSD.

“It's an alternative therapy for patients who don't want to have to focus on the trauma that affected them so badly to begin with, and it has a finite period of time -- we can see results in a finite period of time, said Bleiberg."


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