Randomised Controlled Trial Of An Integrated Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy For The Treatment Of Co-Occurring Post Traumatic Stress Disorder And Substance Use Disorder In Adolescents

Grant number: 1127141 | Funding period: 2018 - 2020

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There is an urgent need to address the hidden epidemic of child and adolescent trauma and prevent the associated psychological and physical health problems that can persist into adulthood. This study, conducted across three States in Australia, will address a significant gap by evaluating a world-first treatment for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use among adolescents. By intervening early, the enduring disability and public health expenditure associated with these condition

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