Cost-utility analysis of different treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder in sexually abused children
journal contributionposted on 2012-01-01, 00:00 authored by Elena GospodarevskayaElena Gospodarevskaya, L Segal
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is diagnosed in 20% to 53% of sexually abused children and adolescents. Living with PTSD is associated with a loss of health-related quality of life. Based on the best available evidence, the NICE Guideline for PTSD in children and adolescents recommends cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT) over non-directive counselling as a more efficacious treatment.