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Background:Investigation of treatments that effectively treat adults with post-traumatic stress disorder from childhood experiences (Ch-PTSD) and are well tolerated by patients is needed to improve outcomes for this population. Aims The purpose of…

大多数の発達障害は(実は精神障害も),多 因子遺伝であることが近年明らかになった (Virkud et al., 2008)。これは発達障害が,素 因と環境因によって生じるというモデルである。 ここでいう環境因とは epigenetics の関与であ る(Marcus, 2004)。このモデルでは 1 つの遺 伝子が原因 - 結果として働くのではなく,リス クの積算という形を取る。これは糖尿病や高血 圧といった一般的な慢性疾患と同じモデルであ る。そして,身体的慢性疾患を念頭に置いて頂…

In the recent years, several studies have highlighted how psychological trauma can cause anatomical and functional changes in specific brain areas associated with the onset of post-traumatic symptoms. Thanks to the development of neuroimaging it has…

Death, premature, deserved, and inexorable, for many survivors of trauma is an omnipresent spectre that overwhelms any possible life-affirming defenses or strategies for survival, while typically remaining below awareness. People whose mistreatment…

Background: As for many psychotherapies, there is ongoing discussion about the role of specific versus unspecific mechanisms in the effectiveness of Eye-Movement and Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder.…

Studies show a direct correlation between traumatic experiences and the development of substance abuse disorders (SUD). Some estimating 67-92% of the patients with a SUD reported having experienced at least one traumatic event (according to the DSMIV…

COVID-19 affects many societies by measures as “social distancing”, forcing mental health care professionals to deliver treatments online or via telephone. In this context, online Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an emerging…

Whilst Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has been researched extensively, much debate remains about the underlying working mechanisms. The present study investigates an alternative explanation for the effectivity of EMDR,…

Whilst Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has been researched extensively, much debate remains about the underlying working mechanisms. The present study investigates an alternative explanation for the effectivity of EMDR,…

Background:Parents of children with severe inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs) frequently face stressful events related to the disease of their child and are consequently at high risk for developing parental posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).…

The value of addressing trauma-related issues in psychosis with therapies such as EMDR is being increasingly recognised. The hypothesis of this paper is that augmentation of EMDR with alternating bilateral photic stimulation (ABPS) is especially…

This Paper is not about physical death. For that consult Freud or Ernest Becker. This is about a psychological phenomenon that takes over one’s attitudes toward life after suffering a traumatic experience, particularly when it occurs in early…

The aim of the current systematic review is to examine the efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy as treatment for chronic subjective tinnitus. Insights concerning the EMDR treatment method and the mechanisms could…

The standard protocol of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has been well established as an efficacious brief treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), addressing past, present, and future aspects of a traumatizing…

Unlike compulsive symptoms, such as washing hands, or obsessive symptoms, such as recurring thoughts of contamination, the issue of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) imagery receives little attention in the literature. This article describes the…

Background:The fear of hypoglycemia leads to psychological symptoms in patients with diabetes type 2. In this research, the effects of EDMR on the fear of hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes type 2 were examined. Methods: A clinical trial study…

This narrative literature review examines 12 eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy studies published in peer-reviewed journals that implement qualitative methodology other than case studies. Qualitative studies in the EMDR…

This theoretical article proposes that the Zeigarnik Effect (ZE) (i.e., better memory for interrupted rather than completed tasks) explains the formation of traumatic memories as incomplete tasks. These tasks are thought to foster pathological…

Death of a loved one is universally distressing. The stressful conditions of COVID-19 can compound the trauma of a loss. Consequently, the mourner has to deal with: (a) the loss of a loved one; (b) potential complications of grief and mourning caused…

Sexual violence is a prevalent traumatic experience that can lead to PTSD. EMDR is one of the treatments proven to be effective in treating PTSD. Recently the implementation of EMDR as an early intervention, Early EMDR, has been studied. There is no…

The main purpose of this systematic review was to compare the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in children and adolescents who experienced trauma. Empirical studies suggest…

EMDR is een van de meest geschikte psychologische interventies voor relatief eenvoudige vormen van PTSS. Literatuur toont gemengde resultaten over de effectiviteit van EMDR bij veteranen, gediagnosticeerd met PTSS. Een mogelijke verklaring is dat…

Child abuse is increasingly known to be a risk factor for health in children across any nationality worldwide. Studies in this area have shown that child abuse, as a traumatic event, can lead to symptoms of PTSD, mind‐wandering and also suicidal…

Background: We recently reported an improvement of precuneus PET metabolism after EMDR therapy in military participants suffering from PTSD. Objective: The aim of the present study was to investigate the metabolic changes of precuneus connectivity in…

This paper examines the case of a female junior high school student with a diagnosis of psychogenic vomiting. Psychological interview indicated somatization as she was increasingly traumatized by her relationship with friends.  Based on this…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) has an established training and standard protocols. However, minor changes are continuously made to some parts of the methods. There are several controversies regarding EMDR. One such controversy…

This paper describes the origins, principles, applications, and evidence related to Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) theory. AIP theory provides the theoretical underpinning of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. AIP…

The author has been working on a family treatment for parents and children with child abuse. Most of these parents and children have a combination of developmental trauma disorder for children and complex post-traumatic stress disroder (PTSD) for…

The Self-Care Traumatic Episode Protocol evolved following a conversation between Elan Shapiro and Judy Moench. STEP is a video series that was developed using the concepts of earlier work of Elan Shapiro and Bruit Laub. It is based on the principles…

An adapted Group-Traumatic Episode Protocol (G-TEP) training has been developed for the “Age of Corona” that trains EMDR clinicians in the use of the G-TEP worksheet for remote individual application. The G-TEP Remote Individual & Self Care…

Understanding and promoting resilience during this COVID-19 pandemic can help our clients and augment what we do with EMDR therapy. This is part of a program I do for emergency personnel and first responders on resilience, and hopefully is applicable…

I am passing on to you a brief, modified version of an outline I have used for resilience. May some of it be helpful to your clients, and you. As I send this off to Marilyn Luber (thanks Marilyn for coordinating this), I have some personal thoughts I…

As the world watches the dominos fall in increasingly complex patterns, with layer upon layer of concerns, risks, and fear, no one on the planet is currently living with any kind of physical or emotional immunity. Not even 9/11 brokered the kind of…

The EMDR Abbreviated Recent-Traumatic Episode Protocol (R-TEP) Protocol is an adaptation of the EMDR R-TEP protocol and is intended for use as a short, episode/timeframed focused intervention (such as for the coronavirus outbreak), and takes…

The 4 Elements was developed by Elan Shapiro in 2007 to use as a stress reduction technique. It has been modified here for use with children. In this chapter, you will see the 4 Elements slides along with a poster that parents can use with children.…

Ignacio Jarero has used YouTube to show how to do “The Butterfly Hug for the Coronavirus Pandemic.” Here is the link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGl5QOFHtbE&feature=youtu.beThis is the transcription of his YouTube video:Hello, I am Dr.…

The concerns about the coronavirus are mostly about possible ongoing dangers in the present and future. SCP-C can help reduce negative feelings and increase calmness and sense of control.

The coronavirus pandemic is challenging for mental health practitioners. Stabilization relating to temporary disasters, whether man-made or natural, is done by recognizing that the past danger is over. The ongoing nature of the coronavirus crisis…

Nervous System When Under Threat However long it’s been, our nervous systems are all getting the message that we are under threat. Our sense of safety has been ruptured, our sense of continuity all but gone, and we’re deluged with stories about life…

When the Coronavirus crisis became a reality for all of us, initial despair and fear took over. Clients of all ages were reporting increased anxiety, stress and fear. Uncertainty was freefloating amongst all of us. However, I was reminded of the…

The Turkey EMDR Trauma Recovery Group consists of 500 psychotherapists who received EMDR training and are carrying out the EMDR, Humanitarian AssistancePrograms of the EMDR Association Turkey. They are volunteers.

MDR therapy is one of the empirically-supported treatments for the psychological effects of trauma, that is endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO, 2013), United Nations High Commission for Refugees ((UNHCR, 2015) and the International…

The Coronavirus threat has had a deep impact on our emotions, cognitive schemas, as well as on our sense of control and safety, generating new anxieties and worries and suddenly changing our lives and habits. As many countries have started to ease…

As the Covid-19 continues to develop rapidly and more of our member countries are in lockdown, it is necessary to update the previously issued guidelines for online EMDR therapy. We will continually review and update this information as needed in…

The coronavirus or COVID-19 is a reality that is affecting European countries in different ways. The purpose of this text is to share the reflections of what we have experienced, observed and done in dealing with the Coronavirus emergency. By writing…
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