In adults who have been victims of an attack/abuse, which group interventions are effective in improving trauma symptoms?
More research is needed into group interventions for improving
trauma symptoms in victims of an attack/abuse. There is limited
evidence available looking into physical abuse alone, there is a
strong focus on adult survivors of sexual abuse making it difficult
to draw conclusions in this area.
Clinical and research implications
No definite clinical implications may be made based on the
evidence presented in this BEST summary. There is, however, a
consensus among the study authors that more high quality studies
are needed on post-traumatic stress disorder following abuse,
including adults who have experienced childhood sexual and/or
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