PTSD Treatment studies

Meiser‐Stedman, R., Smith, P., McKinnon, A., Dixon, C., Trickey, D., Ehlers, A., … Dalgleish, T. (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, and Allied Disciplines58(5), 623–633. 

Woodward, E., Hackmann, A., Wild, J., Grey, N., Clark, D. M., & Ehlers, A. (2017). Effects of psychotherapies for posttraumatic stress disorder on sleep disturbances: Results from a randomized clinical trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy97, 75–85. 

Wild, J., Warnock-Parkes, E., Grey, N., Stott, R., Wiedemann, M., Canvin, L., … Ehlers, A. (2016). Internet-delivered cognitive therapy for PTSD: a development pilot series. European Journal of Psychotraumatology7

Lommen, M. J. J., Grey, N., Clark, D. M., Wild, J., Stott, R., & Ehlers, A. (2016). Sleep and treatment outcome in post-traumatic stress disorder: Results from an effectiveness study. Depression and Anxiety33(7), 575–583. 

Brady, F., Warnock-Parkes, E., Barker, C., & Ehlers, A. (2015). Early in-session predictors of response to trauma-focused cognitive therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy75, 40–47. 

Schnyder, U., Ehlers, A., Elbert, T., Foa, E. B., Gersons, B. P. R., Resick, P. A., … Cloitre, M. (2015). Psychotherapies for PTSD: what do they have in common? European Journal of Psychotraumatology6

Duffy M, Bolton D, Gillespie K, Ehlers A, Clark DM (2013) A Community Study of the Psychological Effects of the Omagh Car Bomb on Adults. PLoS ONE 8(9)

Kleim, B., Grey, N., Wild, J., Nussbeck, F. W., Stott, R., Hackmann, A., … Ehlers, A. (2013). Cognitive Change Predicts Symptom Reduction With Cognitive Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology81(3), 383–393.

Ehlers, A., Mauchnik, J., & Handley, R. (2012). Reducing unwanted trauma memories by imaginal exposure or autobiographical memory elaboration: An analogue study of memory processes. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry43(Suppl 1), S67–S75. 

Ehlers, A., Bisson, J., Clark, D. M., Creamer, M., Pilling, S., Richards, D., … Yule, W. (2010). Do all psychological treatments really work the same in posttraumatic stress disorder? Clinical Psychology Review30(2), 269–276. 

Ehlers, A., Clark, D. M., Hackmann, A., Grey, N., Liness, S., Wild, J., … McManus, F. (2010). Intensive Cognitive Therapy for PTSD: A Feasibility Study. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy38(4), 383–398. 

Wild, J., & Ehlers, A. (2010). Self-study assisted cognitive therapy for PTSD: a case study. European Journal of Psychotraumatology1

Ehlers, A., Hackmann, A., Grey, N., Wild, J., Liness, S., Albert, I., … Clark, D.M. (2014). A Randomised Controlled Trial of 7-day Intensive and Standard Weekly Cognitive Therapy for PTSD and Emotion-Focused Supportive Therapy. Am J Psychiatry, 171(3), 294-304.

PTSD basic research

Schönfeld, S. & Ehlers, A. (2017) PTSD and autobiographical memories in everyday life, Clinical Psychological Science, 5, 2, 325-340

Schnyder, U., Bryant, R. A., Ehlers, A., Foa, E. B., Hasan, A., Mwiti, G., … Yule, W. (2016). Culture-sensitive psychotraumatology. European Journal of Psychotraumatology7

Geddes, G., Ehlers, A., & Freeman, D. (2016). Hallucinations in the months after a trauma: An investigation of the role of cognitive processing of a physical assault in the occurrence of hallucinatory experiences. Psychiatry Research246, 601–605. 

McKinnon, A., Meiser‐Stedman, R., Watson, P., Dixon, C., Kassam‐Adams, N., Ehlers, A., … Dalgleish, T. (2016). The latent structure of Acute Stress Disorder symptoms in trauma‐exposed children and adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines57(11), 1308–1316. 

Duffy, M., McDermott, M., Percy, A., Ehlers, A., Clark, D. M., Fitzgerald, M., & Moriarty, J. (2015). The effects of the Omagh bomb on adolescent mental health: a school-based study. BMC Psychiatry15, 18. 

Zetsche, U., Ehring, T., & Ehlers, A. (2009). The effects of rumination on mood and intrusive memories after exposure to traumatic material: An experimental study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry40(4), 499–514. 

Kleim, B., Graham, B., Fihosy, S., Stott, R. and Ehlers, A (2013) Reduced Specificity in episodic future thinking in PTSD, Clinical Psychological Science, 2, 2, 165-173

Kleim, B., Graham, B., Bryant, R. A., & Ehlers, A. (2013). Capturing Intrusive Re-experiencing in Trauma Survivors’ Daily Lives Using Ecological Momentary Assessment. Journal of Abnormal Psychology122(4), 998–1009. 

Ehlers, A., Grey, N., Wild, J., Stott, R., Liness, S., Deale, A., … Clark, D. M. (2013). Implementation of Cognitive Therapy for PTSD in routine clinical care: Effectiveness and moderators of outcome in a consecutive sample. Behaviour Research and Therapy51(11), 742–752. 

Sündermann, O., Hauschildt, M., & Ehlers, A. (2013). Perceptual processing during trauma, priming and the development of intrusive memories. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry44(2), 213–220.

Kleim, B., Ehlers, A., & Glucksman, E. (2012). Investigating Cognitive Pathways to Psychopathology: Predicting Depression and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder From Early Responses After Assault. Psychological Trauma4(5), 527–537. 

Gonzalo, D., Kleim, B., Donaldson, C., Moorey, S., & Ehlers, A. (2012). How Disorder-Specific are Depressive Attributions? A Comparison of Individuals with Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Healthy Controls. Cognitive Therapy and Research36(6), 731–739.

Griffith, J. W., Kleim, B., Sumner, J. A., & Ehlers, A. (2012). The Factor Structure of the Autobiographical Memory Test in Recent Trauma Survivors. Psychological Assessment24(3), 640–646. 

Ehring, T., & Ehlers, A. (2011). Enhanced Priming for Trauma-Related Words Predicts Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology120(1), 234–239. 

Ehlers, A., Suendermann, O., Boellinghaus, I., Vossbeck-Elsebusch, A., Gamer, M., Briddon, E., … Glucksman, E. (2010). Heart rate responses to standardized trauma-related pictures in acute posttraumatic stress disorder. International Journal of Psychophysiology78(1), 27–34. 

Evans, C., Mezey, G., & Ehlers, A. (2009). Amnesia for violent crime among young offenders. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology20(1), 85–106. 

Kleim, B., & Ehlers, A. (2009). Evidence for a curvilinear relationship between posttraumatic growth and posttrauma depression and PTSD in assault survivors. Journal of Traumatic Stress22(1), 45–52. 

Zetsche, U., Ehring, T., & Ehlers, A. (2009). The effects of rumination on mood and intrusive memories after exposure to traumatic material: An experimental study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry40(4), 499–514. 

Kleim, B., Wallott, F., & Ehlers, A. (2008). Are Trauma Memories Disjointed from other Autobiographical Memories in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? An Experimental Investigation. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy36(2), 221–234. 

Ehring, T., Ehlers, A., Cleare, A. J., & Glucksman, E. (2008). Do acute psychological and psychobiological responses to trauma predict subsequent symptom severities of PTSD and depression? Psychiatry Research161(1), 67–75.

Brewin, C. R., Scragg, P., Robertson, M., Thompson, M., d’ Ardenne, P., & on behalf of the Psychosocial Steering Group, London Bombings Trauma Response Programme, A. (2008). Promoting Mental Health Following the London Bombings: A Screen and Treat Approach. Journal of Traumatic Stress21(1), 3–8. 

Kleim, B., & Ehlers, A. (2008). Reduced Autobiographical Memory Specificity Predicts Depression and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder After Recent Trauma. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology76(2), 231–242. 

Ehring, T., Ehlers, A., & Glucksman, E. (2008). Do Cognitive Models Help in Predicting the Severity of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Phobia, and Depression After Motor Vehicle Accidents? A Prospective Longitudinal Study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology76(2), 219–230. 

Ehring, T., Frank, S., & Ehlers, A. (2008). The Role of Rumination and Reduced Concreteness in the Maintenance of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression Following Trauma. Cognitive Therapy and Research32(4), 488–506. 

White, M., McManus, F., & Ehlers, A. (2008). An investigation of whether patients with post-traumatic stress disorder overestimate the probability and cost of future negative events. Journal of Anxiety Disorders22(7), 1244–1254. 

Kleim, B., Ehlers, A., & Glucksman, E. (2007). Early predictors of chronic post-traumatic stress disorder in assault survivors. Psychological Medicine37(10), 1457–1467. 

Ehlers, A., & Steil, R. (1995). Maintenance of Intrusive Memories in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A                     Cognitive Approach. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy23(3), 217–249.