Study Involving Rochester Veterans Shows PTSD Treatment Works

Published 02/25 2013 09:33PM

Updated 02/25 2013 09:50PM

There's news about service members coming home with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. A study with connections to veterans in Rochester shows a nontraditional therapy works.

A study on the success of a therapy called "Emotional Freedom Technique" is published this month's "Journal of Nervous and Mental Disorders."

It's also called the "Tapping Solution." We first told you about it last year because some of the research was done locally.

According to the study, more than 8 in 10 veterans saw their PTSD symptoms reduced by 63 percent.

Ali Touhey talked with a counselor involved in the research project.

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