In a blinded RCT of 2364 women, Klevens and colleagues study the computerized screening for partner violence (PV) plus providing a PV resource list or provision of a PV list only on women’s health in primary care settings compared with controls. In the
related Editorial, Wathen and MacMillan discuss the treatment options beyond universal screening.
To assess the effectiveness of an integrated therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance dependence, Mills and coauthors randomized 103 patients with PTSD and substance dependence to receive integrated therapy plus usual treatment or usual treatment alone. In the related Editorial, Najavits discusses the importance of expanding options for treatment of PTSD.
Monson and coauthors conducted a randomized controlled trial of the effects of cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy delivered to patients with PTSD and their significant others to simultaneously treat PTSD symptoms and enhance relationship satisfaction, compared with a wait-list condition.