Mediation of suicide ideation in prolonged exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder.


Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States. Electronic address: [Email]


Evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are associated with reduction in suicidal ideation (SI), yet the mechanisms underlying this reduction are unclear. The current study investigated improvements in PTSD, depression, and social support as potential mediators of the change in SI over time.


Active duty military,Depression,Mediation,PTSD,Suicidal ideation,