By the Numbers

By the Numbers


The percentage of OEF/OIF veterans who complete a full course* of treatment after initiating CPT or PE therapy.


VHA internal program evaluations found that veterans who completed PE therapy attended an average of 11 sessions, while those who did not complete treatment attended an average of five sessions. Results were similar for those undergoing CPT.


The Veterans Health Administration’s Treatment of PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury Among Recent Combat Veterans
Congressional Budget Office
February 2012


The report references a study ( that says, "PTSD patients who undergo therapy require at least nine treatment sessions."