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Now recognised by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the World Health Organization as a treatment of choice for post-traumatic stress disorder, it appears that eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) has…

Objective: This study investigated the effects of standard eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) protocol in chronically dependent patients. We propose that reprocessing traumatic memories with EMDR would lead to measurable changes of…

Natural disasters affect whole communities both at an individual level as well as economically and socially. However, the impact of natural disasters on an individual’s mental health is substantial; yet, the response to one’s mental health needs…

Depression is a severe mental disorder that challenges mental health systems worldwide. About 30% of treated patients do not experience a full remission after treatment, and more than 75% of patients suffer from recurrent depressive episodes.…

Child sexual abuse (CSA) is frequent, with rates for significant abuse estimated at 15-20% of the female population and 8-10% of the male population. Such CSA frequently leads to significant short-term and long-term sequalae including a multitude of…

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) continues to attract both empirical and clinical interest due to its complex symptom profile and the underlying processes involved. Recently, research attention has been focused on the types of memory processes…

A single client with depression and chronic nightmares was treated with 4 sessions of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and showed a decrease in nightmares and improvement in general well-being. The client’s 2 nightmare images were…

Background: We performed the first meta-analysis of clinical studies by investigating the effects of eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy on the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and…

Achtergrond: Van oudsher zijn psychotherapieën gericht op de verbale representaties (gedachten) van patiënten. Dit is onder andere nuttig gebleken in de cognitief gedragstherapeutische behandeling van psychose. Echter, steeds meer studies suggereren…

Several international studies demonstrate that the problem of drug-addiction seems to be very often correlated with complex trauma in early childhood and youth. Such as the results of the „Adverse Childhood Experiences“ study (Felitti et al., 2000)…

Fibromyalgia or Fibromyalgia Syndrome is a chronic pain disorder that causes fatigue, muscle pain and tenderness, sleep deprivation. Fibromyalgia is also called “soft-tissue rheumatism” and it affects number of people’s lives around the world. Other…

The Group Traumatic Episode Protocol (G-TEP) is developed recently by Elan Shapiro. He defines G-TEP as “An attempt to answer the challenge of how to construct a group protocol that contains more of the depth and power of the EMDR protocol and the…

Objectives: The present study aims to experimentally test for differences between EMDR, supportive therapy and waiting list group on depression, anxiety, post-traumatic symptomatology and use of coping strategies in a group of recently unemployed…

Within the Sheffield EMDR and Depression Investigation, three therapists (all trained in EMDR to at least level 3) were employed to deliver standard protocol EMDR to primary care clients with long term depression. Therapists are of key importance…

Clinicians often feel that research is not for them; it is something done by Universities and not those in real life clinical practice. This does not have to be the case; this workshop will introduce EMDR clinicians to the importance of research in…

EMDR and Prolonged Exposure are equally effective in treating PTSD, despite fundamental differences. For instance: in EMDR patients bring up their memory and look at it from a here-and-now perspective, but during Exposure patients are encouraged to…

Despite substantial evidence that trauma-exposed children are at high risk for PTSD and other trauma-related problems, very few randomized treatment studies have been conducted with this population. In the present study 108 children, aged 8-18 years,…

Experiences of war and organised violence in combination with post-migration stressors leave asylum seekers and refugees in western countries at relatively high risk of developing PTSD. While evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of adults with…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing was developed by Francine Shapiro, PhD as a treatment for trauma-related disorders. Although EMDR has been used primarily as therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it has also been used for…

A fobia específica é caracterizada pela presença de um medo persistente e recorrente que é excessivo e irracional a um objeto ou situação específica que desencadeia uma forte reação de ansiedade. Diversos estudos têm sido realizados com intuito de…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) patients exhibit depressive and anxiety symptoms, in addition to nightmares, which interfere with sleep continuity. Pharmacologic treatment of these sleep problems improves PTSD symptoms, but very few studies have…

なお、RDIは、それが構造化陽性回想(ライフレビュー)を促進することがポイントに否定的な感情を低減するのに有効であると考えられる。本研究では、認知症患者への影響を検討した。 RDIアプリケーションの感情的な規制。 被験者は、GDS-SJに6点以上を獲得し二十から一から(介入群、スタンバイグループからの3から4)アルツハイマー型認知症と7科目を持っていた。 2方向ANOVAで分析すると3測定ステージをXと、内2のグループの設計、介入群の抑うつ感が低下した。不安感も減少し、肯定的な感情が改善された。…

Nonpharmacologic therapies for phantom limb pain (PLP) that have demonstrated some success include motor imagery therapy (SOR C, extrapolated from a randomized controlled trial [RCT] that enrolled a heterogeneous patient sample); Farabloc® (SOR C,…

Bowen discusses Distance (and it’s relationship to depression) as an Anxiety-binding Mechanism. Learning from differentiated persons’ focus on connection and Bowen principles as a whole, can give motivation and ability to create vital support…

In a naturalistic outcome study, the authors evaluated the results of a specific psychodynamically oriented trauma–focused inpatient treatment for women with complex posttraumatic stress disorder and concomitant borderline personality disorder,…

Recent research indicates internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) can reduce symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This study examined the efficacy of an internet-delivered treatment protocol that combined iCBT and…

O EMDR é recomendado nos seguintes casos: Ansiedade. Fobias e desordem de pânico No manejo de dor crônica Luto Dependência química e adições Obesidade. Instalação de recursos positivos. Aprimoramento do desempenho. Depressão Quadros dissossiativos…

In 2010, the World Health Organization(WHO)launched the Mental Health Gap Action Program (mhGAP) Intervention Guide for nonspecialized health settings (ie, for general health staff in first- and second-level health facilities, including primary care…

Sleep disturbances are very common in patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and can have various negative sequelae, including worsening of perceived levels of stress, depression, and suicidal ideation.1,2. Although PTSD…

This paper discusses the use of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) in addictions providing two case studies. Addictions have become a major public health problem impacting millions of individuals and their families. Although the…

El presente artículo aborda el tema de la depresión, que está considerada una prioridad de salud pública por la Organización Mundial de la Salud debido a su alto índice de prevalencia. A partir del área de la ciencia cognitiva de la emoción,…

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Supervision de cas est une nouvelle rubrique régulière du Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. Dans cet article, un clinicien EMDR (désensibilisation et retraitement par les mouvements oculaires) décrit brièvement le cas difficile d'un homme,…

Many patients with a functional psychosis are likely to have a history of trauma and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); some may be traumatized by their psychotic symptoms. We present a series of vignettes to describe eye movement…

In dit onderzoek is gekeken naar de werkzaamheid van EMDR en de individuele vorm van de cognitieve gedragstherapie STEPS in het verminderen van depressieve klachten en suïcidegedachten en het verbeteren van het psychische en fysieke welzijn van…

Background: Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy is an efficacious treatment for PTSD; despite this, many clinicians do not utilize it due to concerns it could cause patient decompensation. Method: Data were pooled from four published well-controlled…

Although a large number of studies have demonstrated the efficacy of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR) in the treatment of PTSD, not every patient benefits equally from these…

The aim of the present control-trial study was to evaluate the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in the treatment of child victims of domestic violence (DV) in Iran. 77 students (39 girls and 38 boys) , aged 8-12…

Human trafficking for sexual exploitation has serious and prolonged implications on an individual’s physical, sexual and psychological health. Research findings are indicative of the presence of a variety of psychological disorders in victims of sex…

This is a case history of a 34 year old married Indian Man, working as a Captain on a ship, who came with symptoms of intrusive flash backs, extreme pain in the jaw, excessive vomiting and insomnia for 3 months. He came with symptoms of…

Although nowadays people in Indonesia are becoming more aware about mental health and accept modern psychotherapy more openly, a vast number of Indonesian still perceive mental problems as a spiritual issue and often seek religious or spiritual…

This is a case report of a sixteen-year-old adolescent Sri Lankan, Sinhalese girl who was referred for psychological interventions. She was diagnosed with moderate depression coupled with deliberate self-harm practices and psychological trauma…

Grief resulting from a loss of loved ones is a universal experience, but the extent of psychological and physical distress as well as the mourning process varies from person to person. One of the obstacles that hinder successful mourning despite…

Increasing rate of depression among college going youth is a critical problem. Depression can be expressed both in form of suicidal, self-harming actions or aggression. Studies show that suicide attempts among young people may be based on…

Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) is a promising psychotherapeutic intervention that seeks to resolve symptoms resulting from disturbing and unresolved life experiences. The poster/paper aims to highlight the efficacy of the EMDR…

It is not unusual for proponents of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) to claim it can be used to treat many mental health problems. Depression is an illness that affects the lives of millions across the world; the costs are high,…

This case study reports the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and family therapy for a 10-year-old boy with severe separation anxiety disorder (SAD). It illustrates how the use of the standard EMDR protocol for the boy and…

Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a distressing condition, which is often treated with psychological therapies. Earlier versions of this review, and other meta-analyses, have found these to be effective, with trauma-focused…
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