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Les études cliniques portant sur l’efficacité de l’ Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) dans le traitement du trouble panique avec ou sans agoraphobie s’avèrent décevantes. Ainsi, malgré de nombreuses études de cas…

In my opinion there is a very real place for EMDR as a treatment in prisons and there are particular aspects in relation to the positive results of therapy, in addition to trauma resolution, that would provide excellent subject matter for future…

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Objective: In literature, recent evidence has shown that the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis can be dysregulated in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and HPA axis hormones may predict the psychotherapy treatment response…

Although low self-esteem has been found to be an important factor in the development and maintenance of psychopathology, surprisingly little is known about its treatment. This study investigated the effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitization and…

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a clinical condition that may develop after a person experienced a traumatic event. PTSD can be considered as a disorder in which a fear conditioned response fails to extinguish, leading to several symptoms…

In sum, reprocessing of traumatic memories effectively helped the patient to remit from PTSD and positive psychotic symptoms. Symptom levels had decreased even further at 6-month follow-up. The patient reported that her disturbing “images” had…

Background and objectives: A growing body of research has shown that negative, intrusive mental imagery plays a prevalent and causal role in social anxiety, and is qualitatively different to voluntarily generated imagery. Negative imagery can be…

Objective: Eating disorders (EDs) are considered an emergency from a medical, health and social point of view in all Western countries. Alongside the great attention paid to the subject in public and social media, EDs are a source of perplexity both…

Objective: The article outlines the state of the research on EMDR therapy of Panic Disorder (PD) and Agoraphobia. Method: Qualitative analysis of the existing literature. Results: One pilot study (Faretta, 2013) as well as single and series of…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) (Shapiro, 2001), is an evidence based therapy for PTSD and could be effective in the treatment of traumatized and therefore, has been endorses as a treatment of choice in many national and…

Objective: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) is the most studied and empirically validated form of treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). However, this therapeutic modality can be extremely…

Objective:The aim of thie review is to examine the effiacy of EMDR treatment on children and adolescents with post traumatic stress disorder symptoms through comparisons with other established trauma treatment or no treatment control groups.Method:It…

Objective: Depression is one of the most common mental disorder, with huge societal costs. Although psychotherapy and medication can improve remission rates, the success rates of current treatments are limited. Given the recent research indicating…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is considered highly efficacious for the treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and has proved to be a valid treatment approach with a wide range of applications. However, EMDR’s mechanisms…

EMDR is now considered as an elective treatment for PTSD and its efficacy is being proved in several other psychological conditions. Nevertheless, the EMDR underlying mechanisms of action have not yet been fully clarified. At the moment being,…

Introduction: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an evidence-based treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A key element of this therapy is simultaneously recalling an emotionally disturbing memory and…

Parmi les maladies potentiellement mortelles, le cancer est l'une des plus traumatisantes et des plus génératrices de détresse. Il impacte le sens même de l'identité de l'individu et perturbe chez lui des caractéristiques essentielles, en…

This article introduces the flash technique, a new technique used during the preparation phase of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy to facilitate processing of intense, traumatic memories that clients might otherwise be…

This article introduces the flash technique, a new technique used during the preparation phase of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy to facilitate processing of intense, traumatic memories that clients might otherwise be…

This case study presents case conceptualization, therapeutic intervention, and the subjective and objective therapeutic progress of a 14-year-old adolescent hospitalized with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following emotional, physical, and…

This article provides a comprehensive review of the challenges faced by chronically abused children and their treatment providers. The main aim of this pilot study was to explore whether chronically traumatized children, who presented as unable or…

The purpose of this study was to summarize the evidence base for interventions targeting individuals with work-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), to make recommendations for clinicians and administrative decision makers involved in their…

Objective:The purpose of this study was to investigate the therapeutic effects of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) on post-traumatic growth (PTG). Methods:This study was conducted using a sample of ten survivors of a large-scale…

L’autrice del libro, psicologa e psicoterapeuta, propone un percorso di ricerca svolto utilizzando l’EMDR come mezzo attraverso il quale affrontare il lavoro sulle Dipendenze Patologiche in struttura residenziale. Un raro spaccato di analisi e…

The application of EMDR in midwifery needs to be further explored. A quick literature search provided reassurance that research is underway with the publication of a protocol for an RCT in the Netherlands called the OptiMUM-study, by Baas et al…

This study will develop an integrative group treatment model that incorporates Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy for treating delinquent adolescents detained in a correctional facility that…

Background: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a new technique that seems to offer considerable promise for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) However, because o f the lack o f well-controlled studies of its…

Background and Objective: Previous research has used quantitative methods to assess the impact of grief therapy. However, rarely have participants been asked about how they have been affected by treatment using qualitative methods. This study sought…

L’objectif de cet article est de tester l’utilisation de la thérapie EMDR – eye movement desensibilization and reprocessing – dans le traitement d’un ESPT – état de stress post-traumatique – après cancer du sein. Un cas clinique est…

Objective: Current treatments for long-term depression - medication and psychotherapy - are effective for some but not all clients. New approaches need to be developed to complement the ones already available. This study was designed to test the…

Queting the amygdala: EMDR revisited. EMDR or, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing is one of the new kids on the block of psychotherapy. It has made an impressive impact on the psychotherapy scene and media since its description by Francine…

Background: This study aimed to examine whether the combined use of schema therapy (ST) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) can improve substance use disorder (SUD) outcomes in a sample of women with co-occurring SUD and…

Objective: While post-stroke depression (PSD) is a common sequelae of stroke, many stroke survivors also have expressive aphasia (i.e., the inability to produce spoken or written language) which limits or prevents treating depression with talk…

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Background: Confrontation with a traumatic loss (e.g., disaster-related loss) is a risk factor for the development of psychopathology, including symptoms of prolonged grief (PG), posttraumatic stress (PTS), and depression. Although interventions have…

Faced with the effects of trauma, new psychotherapies are emerging in France, converging especially around awareness, experience and emotion. The hypothesis put forward here concerns the complementarities of the two following approaches: Mindfulness,…

Objectives:Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common psychiatric disease with changes in neural circuitries. Neurobiological models conceptualize the symptoms of PTSD as correlates of a dysfunctional stress reaction to traumatic events.…

Background: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an effective psychologi-cal treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder. Recalling a memory while simultaneously making eye movements (EM) decreases a memory’s vividness and/or…

One of the most determining factors of EMDR – that was brought up by Francine Shapiro, PhD nearly 30 years ago – is that theory and practice have ever been very much alike. This is – besides some major changes in its development – crucial for…

Background:Europe is in the midst of the largest refugee migration since the Second World War; there is an urgent need to provide an updated systematic review of the current best evidence for managing mental distress in refugee populations. AIMS: The…

Intercultural trauma-centered psychotherapy with cultural advisors and professional trained interpreters is just as effective as psychotherapy in the native language of refugee and asylum seeker patients without any language competency in German.…

According to some studies, 80% of subjects suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) present twice the risk of developing an insanity as they age because of the high level of stress that has been induced. Indeed, the triggered trauma has a…

Eating Disorders (ED) affect an individual’s physical and mental health with abnormal eating habits. Traumatic life events may underlie the development of ED as many studies document [1]. In the present study, we examined the effectiveness of EMDR…

"Everything that we understand about EMDR is more speculating, we are speculating because truly we don’t know the exact mechanisms of pathways of change for any mode of psychotherapy therefore, in EMDR the theory it’s called the Adaptive…

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Earthquakes, which can cause widespread territorial and socio-economic destruction, are life-threatening, unexpected, unpredictable and uncontrollable events caused by the shaking of the surface of the earth. The psychological consequences, such as…
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