From the 1Department of Psychology (at Guy’s), Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, London, UK; and 2Mental Health and Neuroscience Clinical Trials Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, London, UK.
Received October 5, 2011; revised and accepted November 1, 2011.
Funding/support: This work was funded by the National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health, South London, and Maudsley National Health Service Foundation Trust and the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.
Financial disclosure/conflicts of interest: None reported.
Authors’ contributions: B.A. was the trial coordinator on the study and generated the first draft of this manuscript based on the study protocol. M.S. was the clinical psychologist who conducted the group CBT and guided self-help. J.H. was the trial statistician. E.M. analyzed the physiological data, and M.S.H. was the principal investigator of this study and wrote the original protocol and supervised the intervention. All authors contributed to the final version of the manuscript.
Address correspondence to: Myra S. Hunter, PhD, Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, 5th Floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy’s Campus, London Bridge, London SE1 9RT, England. E-mail: [email protected]