Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Non-trauma-focused interventions such as relaxation or nondirective therapy, that do not address traumatic memories, should not routinely be offered to people who present with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms within 3 months of a traumatic event.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Non-trauma-focused interventions such as relaxation or nondirective therapy, that do not address traumatic memories, should not routinely be offered to people who present with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms within 3 months of a traumatic event.
Interventions:
Non-trauma-focused interventions (for example, relaxation or nondirective therapy)

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (CG26)
Published date:
March 2005
Paragraph number:
1.9.1.8
Page number:
17

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