A Non-Inferiority Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Interpersonal Therapy to Exposure Therapy for PTSD Consequent to Military Sexual Trauma (MST) in Male and Female Military Personnel and Veterans


A Research Study for Those Affected by Military Sexual Assault 

Did you serve in the military and experience actual or thereatened sexual assault?

Do you experience:

-Repetitive unwanted memories?

-Sleep problems or Nightmares?

-Difficulty Concentration?

-Nervousness, jumpiness, or anxiety?

If so, you may be eligible to participate in a 10-14 week research study involving treatment for Military Sexual Trauma-related PTSD using either Exposure Therapy or Interpersonal Psychotherapy.


We are testing the effectiveness of Interpersonal Psychotherapy in comparison to Exposure Therapy, the first line treatment for PTSD. 


All information is strictly confidential

All participants will receive a free PTSD intervention. Participants will be compensated for all completed study assessments (up to a total of $325). 

Watch this video to learn more:

File A Trial Comparing Interpersonal Therapy to Exposure Therapy for PTSD Due to Military Sexual Trauma

For more information, please call 212-821-0783, email Olivia Baryluk at olb4002@med.cornell.edu, or contact us here to learn more!

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