Posted on Aug 15, 2012

Dr. Kip Presents Accelerated Resolution Therapy Research Results

Dr. Kip Presents Accelerated Resolution Therapy Research Results

Kevin Kip, PhD, FAHA, Professor and Executive Director for Research Center at the University of South Florida College of Nursing, presented the Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) study results at the 2012 American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Conference on August 3, 2012 in Orlando, Fla. The first findings of ART study appear in an on-line article published June 18, 2012 in the journal Behavioral Sciences.

Kevin Kip, PhD, FAHA, Professor and Executive Director for Research Center at the University of South Florida College of Nursing, presented the Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) study results at the 2012 American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Conference on August 3, 2012 in Orlando, Fla.
Dr. Kip presenting ART study results at the 2012 American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Conference on August 3,2012 in Orlando, Fla.

“These results show very large, clinically meaningful reductions in symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related comorbidities among adult civilians and veterans treated with ART,” Dr. Kip said.

ART is one of the five sub-studies of the USF College of Nursing’s Research to Rehabilitate/Restore the Lives of Veterans, Service Members and their Families grant funded and administered by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and the Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) at Fort Detrick, MD.

-RESTORE LIVES –
Through ‘RESTORE LIVES: Education and Research to Rehabilitate and Restore the Lives of Veterans, Service Members, and their Families,’ USF College of Nursing faculty develop life enhancing treatments through nursing research, and educate nurses with the knowledge and skills specific to the needs of the military, veterans, and their families. The Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) is an example of type of innovative research that the USF College of Nursing is developing to improve the health of our honored service members and veterans.