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Young people’s trauma-related cognitions before and after cognitive processing therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder

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König, Julia ; Kopp, Brigitte ; Ziegelmeier, Angela ; Rimane, Eline ; Steil, Regina ; Renneberg, Babette ; Rosner, Rita:
Young people’s trauma-related cognitions before and after cognitive processing therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder.
In: Psychology and psychotherapy : theory, research and practice. 94 (2021) 1. - S. 33-44.
ISSN 1476-0835 ; 2044-8341

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https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12263

Kurzfassung/Abstract

Objectives
Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) is a psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with a broad evidence base. Change in trauma-related cognitions is considered its primary working mechanism. When trying tointegrate a traumatic event into existing cognitive schemas, the adaptive mechanism is changing the schema (accommodation). However, PTSD patients frequently either change their schemas too much (overaccommodation), or cognitively distort the event (assimilation). We aimed to test the hypothesized connections between the three types of cognition and symptom load.
Design
This study adds to the literature using ‘impact statements’, essays on their trauma-related thoughts written by patients at the beginning and end of CPT, to investigate cognitive change and its relationship to symptomatic outcome.
Methods
We analysed statements written by 31 adolescents and young adults who received developmentally adapted CPT (a longer treatment where CPT is the core component) in a randomized controlled trial.
Results
As expected, post-CPT statements contained more accommodated and fewer over-accommodated and assimilated clauses than pre-CPT statements. Correlations between cognition frequencies and concurrent symptom load were as expected for assimilation, and, in part, over-accommodation and accommodation. Decreased PTSD and depressive symptoms were correlated with increased accommodated thoughts. For overaccommodation and assimilation, however, expected correlations could not be shown.
Conclusions
Our results support the notion that cognitive change is an important mechanism of change in CPT in a sample of younger, non-English-speaking clients.

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Publikationsform:Artikel
Sprache des Eintrags:Englisch
Institutionen der Universität:Philosophisch-Pädagogische Fakultät > Psychologie > Psychologie I - Lehrstuhl für Biologische und Klinische Psychologie
DOI / URN / ID:10.1111/papt.12263
Open Access: Freie Zugänglichkeit des Volltexts?:Ja
Peer-Review-Journal:Ja
Verlag:Wiley-Blackwell
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Titel an der KU entstanden:Ja
KU.edoc-ID:26566
Eingestellt am: 19. Mai 2021 12:28
Letzte Änderung: 11. Dez 2021 19:18
URL zu dieser Anzeige: https://edoc.ku.de/id/eprint/26566/
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