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Search the Article Database (PTSDpubs)

The PTSDpubs Database (formerly PILOTS) is an extensive PTSD resource produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs although it is not limited to literature on PTSD among Veterans.

Commonly Requested Topics

To help get you started in PTSDpubs, we have listed a few of the commonly requested topics, as well as the link to the full database.

DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for PTSD

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) Trials and Reviews

Prolonged Exposure (PE) Trials and Reviews

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Trials and Reviews

Need More Help?

The National Center librarians are available if you need help with a search in the PTSDpubs article database. See librarian contact information.

For Libraries: Add PTSDpubs to your ProQuest account

Did you know that you can add PTSDpubs to your ProQuest account for free? Just contact ProQuest customer or technical support and ask to have PTSDpubs added to your library.

For VA Employees: Set up a Weekly Alert

VA employees can sign up for a weekly PTSD alert that combines citations from PubMed and PTSDpubs at

Get help for PTSD

If you need help right away:


PTSD Information Voice Mail:
(802) 296-6300
Also see: VA Mental Health