Skip to main content

Table 3 Internet-delivered stress management therapy (iStress-PTSD) modules

From: A randomised controlled trial of therapist-assisted online psychological therapies for posttraumatic stress disorder (STOP-PTSD): trial protocol

The following modules will be released to all participants assigned to iStress-PTSD:
 1. Introduction
 2. About Stress – Part 1
 3. About Stress – Part 2
 4. In Balance – Part 1
 5. In Balance – Part 2
 6. Challenge your Thoughts – Part 1
 7. Challenge your Thoughts – Part 2
 8. Sleep and Mindfulness – Part 1
 9. Sleep and Mindfulness – Part 2
 10. Overcoming Challenges
 11. Overcoming Challenges Continued
 12. Plan your Time
 13. Be Kind to your Brain
 14. Maintenance and Closure
 15. Preparing for your First Follow-up
 16. Preparing for your Second Follow-up
 17. Preparing for Final Follow-up
 18. For participants who dissociate, therapists release an additional module: Understanding Dissociation
In addition, the participant completes a range of diaries (e.g. stress diary, relaxation diary, exposure diary) and chooses which of the following challenge areas connected to their PTSD they will work on (each of these is addressed in three to four modules):
 19. Anger (3 parts)
 20. Coping with Memories (3 parts)
 21. Drugs and Alcohol (4 parts)
 22. Pain (4 parts)
 23. Worry (4 parts)