There are many ways to treat anxiety disorders such as PTSD, some of which are more
effective than others. In the context of PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder), find the most
recent systematic review which describes and/or evaluates a specific treatment (or a variety
1. Describe the systematic review, why is diagnosing and treating PTSD important? What
type of treatment will you review in this systematic review?
2. How was the treatment evaluated? Describe the methods section that contributes or is
helpful in evaluating the treatment of choice (participants, research methods, etc.)
3. What was the conclusion of the systematic review? Did they evaluate other treatments
as well? If so, what was the conclusion?
4. What were the implications of this systematic review? Is it different from what is
available in the literature thus far? In your opinion, how can this be applied to a clinical
setting? Or if it already is, can it be improved? If so, how?