PTSDSTRESS.COM confidential computer program shows great potential for helping underserved military, veteran and civilian populations suffering from PTSD and traumatic stress.
Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 20, 2012
“The PTSDSTRESS.COM confidential online computer program shows great potential for reducing PTSD symptoms in large underserved military, veteran and civilian populations suffering from PTSD and traumatic stress.
It lowers mental health care costs and encourages treatment by eliminating the obstacle of public and military stigma for PTSD treatment seekers. A single online session is $10. The Unlimited Sessions option is $85 per year for unlimited use of the program. No email address or personal information is required to use the confidential program,” according the Jeff Eastman, company founder.
Dr. Thomas Geracioti, MD, University of Cincinnati, Medical Advisor to PTSDSTRESS.COM in his case series of 8 veteran male patients at the Cincinnati Veterans Medical Center diagnosed with PTSD, directed patients to access the online PTSDSTRESS.COM program off site on a personal computer. Self-reporting measurements displayed significant decreases (61%) in levels of stress.
Treatment Results: Baseline (pre-session) pre-session subjective units of distress averaged 7.44 +/- 0.44 [M+/-SEM], but post-session subjective units of distress fell to 2.87 +/- 0.63. (1-10 scale where 10 = maximum distress, 1 = minimum distress) Additional company research shows lasting affects at one year.
Dr. Thomas Geracioti, is a psychiatrist and psychoneuro-endocrinologist, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and a research physician at the Cincinnati Veterans Medical Center. Dr. Geracioti is nationally known for his work on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and mood and anxiety disorders. He is also a leading NIMH principal investigator and a member of the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Consortium.
PTSDSTRESS.COM, based in St. Louis, Missouri, is an online provider of confidential online computer programs that offer PTSD help and relieve severe stress caused by PTSD and traumatic stress.