PTSD Repository
Data Updates

What's New?

Visit this story often to learn about updates, edits and new information included in the PTSD Repository. Changes are included chronologically, with newest items at the top of the page. 

3/2024 PTSD Repository - Redesigned

We are excited to announce that the PTSD Repository has a new look, redesigned to streamline users based on their primary interest in working with the data. For Researchers, we offer tools and information to facilitate downloading the data to perform meta-analyses and systematic reviews. For Providers, we offer stories that summarize data in the PTSD Repository and a table that can be filtered to identify studies of specific treatments of interest. Our section For Everyone has short stories that offer "quick facts" about PTSD clinical trials in the PTSD Repository. There are also Other Resources for all resources to learn about PTSD treatments and use our data. Let us know if you have any questions: NCPTSD@va.gov


9/2023: Welcome to Phase 4

In September of 2023 we launched our update to include studies through February of 2023. We now have 496 RCTs included in the PTSD Repository data. It's worth checking out our story How are the data organized? to get detailed information about the content and organization of data in the Repository. A few highlights:
Enjoy exploring the PTSD Repository!

11/2021: New Data Story - Risk of Bias 

In November of 2021, we launched a new story that reviews risk of bias (ROB) domains and ratings assessed for all studies included in the PTSD Repository. This story offers an overview of the importance of ROB ratings, the system used to assess studies in our database, and visualizations showing how different types of treatment studies are rated in the PTSD Repository.

9/2021: New Resource - Reference Guide for PTSD Treatments in the PTSD-Repository

In September (2021), we uploaded a reference guide to support users. The guide contains brief descriptions of many of the treatments found in the studies included in the PTSD Repository, organized by treatment category. There are 7 general treatment categories, and sub-classifications with examples are provided. Download the Reference Guide: Treatments Found in the PTSD Repository.

9/2021: New Data Story - Focus on Trauma-Focused Treatments

As we updated our data in June, our team worked to publish a new data story in September (2021).