PTSD: Psychotherapy vs. Control

General Description

The ptsd-psyctr dataset is a meta-analytic research domain MARD) which is part of the Metapsy project. This dataset has been developed by the National Center for PTSD (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs). The original and further extended database can be accessed on the PTSD repository website. The dataset contains study information and effect size data of randomized trials on psychological interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder. The date of the last search update is provided here. More details about the development of this database can be read in this published paper.

This dataset includes psychological interventions vs. control comparisons. Effect sizes are provided for PTSD symptoms at post-test.

The dataset follows the Metapsy data standard.

Affiliated Institutions

National Center for PTSD, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Online Meta-Analysis Tool

A simplified version of this database can be analyzed at


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Study References

Database Flowchart

Studies in the ptsd-psyctr dataset were extracted from the larger “psychological interventions for PTSD” database. The study flow of this database can be found below.

Further Information

  • PTSD-Repository curated by the National Center for PTSD, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


. Database of PTSD trials comparing psychological interventions with control conditions. Part of the Metapsy project (Version ). URL DOI .