College of Psychology
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Preliminary Results Indicate a Cognitive Behavioral Healthy Lifestyle Intervention for PTSD Improves Sleep and Physical Activity
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with poorer health. In particular, a strong relationship between PTSD and heart disease has been documented. This project examined preliminary pilot data on the effects of a cognitive behavioral healthy lifestyle intervention among 22 adults with PTSD. Findings suggest that the healthy lifestyle intervention can improve sleep and physical activity in this population.