MAP Study

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Managing Antepartum PTSD (MAP) Study

A Pragmatic Effectiveness Trial of a Brief Exposure Therapy for PTSD on Substance Use and Mental Health Morbidity and Mortality during the Prenatal Period

2019-2021 (PIs: Valentine & Nillni)

ACTIVELY ENROLLING THROUGH BMC’S PROJECT RESPECT CLINIC

Description: This study aims to implement a 5-session evidence-based PTSD treatment (Written Exposure Therapy) during pregnancy to improve morbidity and mortality for women enrolled in Project RESPECT—a high risk obstetrical and addiction recovery program at Boston Medical Center. This study will provide data on the preliminary effectiveness of the intervention, as well as implementation outcomes relevant to the sustainability of this intervention in usual care.

Funded by: Grayken Center for Addiction Pilot Award