Description of impactThree papers I made a significant contribution to have been used in this NICE guideline. The papers refer to the natural recovery of post-traumatic stress in youth, an RCT of a psychological treatment (Cognitive Therapy for PTSD), and the health economics of using a psychological therapy with youth with PTSD:
Meiser‐Stedman R, Smith P, McKinnon A, et al. (2017) Cognitive therapy as an early treatment for post‐traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: a randomized controlled trial addressing preliminary efficacy and mechanisms of action. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 58(5), 623-633.
Hiller RM, MeiserStedman R, Fearon P, et al. (2016) Research Review: Changes in the prevalence and symptom severity of child post‐traumatic stress disorder in the year following trauma–a meta‐analytic study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 57(8), 884-898.
Shearer J, Papanikolaou N, Meiser-Stedman R et al. (2018). Cost-effectiveness of cognitive therapy as an early intervention for post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: a trial based evaluation and model. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12851
Who is affectedChildren and adolescents with PTSD in the UK.
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