Publications and
Reference Materials

PTSD Repository Development

O'Neil, M. E., Harik, J. M., McDonagh, M. S., Cheney, T. P., Hsu, F. C., Cameron, D. C., Carlson, K. F., Norman, S. B., & Hamblen, J. L. (2020). Development of the PTSD-Repository: A publicly available repository of randomized controlled trials for posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 33, 410-419. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts22520

Agency for Healthcare and Research Quality (AHRQ) Reports and Data


Reference Guides and Useful Manuals

Reference Guide: Treatments Found in the PTSD Repository. This document contains brief descriptions of many of the treatments found in the PTSD-Repository, organized by treatment category.
Psychotherapy Categorization Table: This table demonstrates how you might group together standardized treatments found in the PTSD Repository to progressively move toward less specificity in classification. The examples in the table provided include psychotherapy categories and is not exhaustive to all treatments found in the PTSD Repository.
Meta-analyses in Mental Health Research: A Practical Guide: This is a free, step-by-step guide for conducting meta-analyses focused on mental health research.

Publications Using Data from the PTSD Repository

  • Murad, S. T., Hansen, A. L., Sim, L. A., & Murad, M. H. (2024). Heterogeneity in treatment effect in posttraumatic stress syndrome trials: A meta-regression analysis. Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality, & Outcomes, 8(3), 301-307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocpiqo.2024.04.003 
  • Kaplan, J., Somohano, V. C., Zaccari, B., & O'Neil, M. E. (2024). Randomized controlled trials of mind-body interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder: A systematic review. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, 1219296. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1219296  PTSDpubs ID: 1630494
  • Swerdlow, B. A., Baker, S. N., Leifker, F. R., Straud, C. L. Rozek, D. C., & Sippel, L. M. (2023). The impact of trauma-focused psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder on interpersonal functioning: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 36, 496-510. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22906  PTSDpubs ID: 1614639
  • Raines, A. M., Clauss, K., Schafer, K. M., Shapiro, M. O., Houtsma, C., Boffa, J. W., Ennis, C. R., O'Neil, M. E., & Franklin, C. L. (2023). Cognitive Processing Therapy: A meta-analytic review among Veterans and military personnel with PTSD. Cognitive Therapy and Research.    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10608-023-10429-x  PTSDpubs ID: 1625494