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In 2013, the EMDR Research Foundation (aka the Foundation) established “Addressing the Global Burden of Trauma” as one of its research priorities. Whether natural or man-made, the Foundation supports research exploring the effectiveness of early EMDR…

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…

Introduction Brain connectivity changes have been recently demonstrated in victims of psychological traumas treated with the eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Objectives Forty victims of psychological traumas were investigated at…

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…

Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric sequel to a stressful event or situation of an exceptionally threatening or catastrophic nature. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been used in the management of PTSD for many…

A combined research project by two universities has shown that an innovative treatment that involves rapid eye movements is reducing the symptoms of post-traumatic stress in trauma patients.

Este estudio presenta los resultados de la aplicación del Protocolo Grupal e Integrativo con EMDR y del Protocolo Individual de Terapia EMDR, a un total de 16 menores (2 niños y 14 niñas), con edades entre los 9 y los 13 años, que atendieron el…

El propósito de la presente investigación fue evaluar la efectividad del Protocolo Grupal e Integrativo con Terapia EMDR (EMDR-IGTP, por sus siglas en inglés); para reducir los síntomas de Trastorno por Estrés Postraumático (TEPT), relacionados con…

El presente artículo reporta los resultados de seguimiento de nuestro estudio de campo (Jarero & Uribe, 2011), en el que se investigó la aplicación del Protocolo de Terapia de Reprocesamiento y Desensibilización a través del Movimiento Ocular…

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.…

Background: Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a method in psychotherapy effective in treating symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder. The client attends to alternating bilateral visual, auditory or sensory stimulation while…

Background and Objectives: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is effective, efficient, and well tolerated, but complex and resource-intensive to learn. Progressive counting (PC) is newer, has similar advantages and is easier to…

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…

Guatemala tiene una baja proporción de psicólogos para la población general (6.89 por cada 100,000 personas), lo que hace imperativo que los tratamientos terapéuticos sean exitosos, eficaces y eficientes. El presente estudio exploró la eficacia de…

Of the eight people who completed EMDR, she said, all reported lower scores on a PTSD index after treatment than they had scored before the treatment. Seven reported needing lower dosages of anti-anxiety and antidepressant medication to maintain…

Hall described EMDR as an evidence-based treatment for complex trauma such as post-traumatic stress disorder. EMDR is known to alleviate some of the symptoms. EMDR, which is unlike other therapies because eye movements play a role, is for individuals…

Introduction Chronic pain is prevalent and associated with a high disease burden. However, current treatments for chronic pain provide insufficient relief. Therefore, the exploration of new treatment methods is warranted. Originally, Eye Movement…

Many refugees resettled in Western countries suffer from an accumulation of traumatic and current stressors that contribute to mental health problems and may complicate trauma-focused treatment. Consequently, the acceptability, safety, and efficacy…

Background: Non-specific chronic back pain (CBP) is often accompanied by psychological trauma, but treatment for this associated condition is often insufficient. Nevertheless, despite the common co-occurrence of pain and psychological trauma, a…

Un grand nombre de patients présentant une psychose ont vécu des traumatismes infantiles et souffrent d’un état de stress post-traumatique comorbide. La recherche indique que l’exposition à des événements perturbants en début de vie joue un rôle…

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…

We read with interest the article by Gerger and colleagues describing the results of a meta-analysis entitled ‘Integrating fragmented evidence by network meta-analysis: relative effectiveness of psychological interventions for adults with…

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Compassion-focused therapy was developed to enhance physiological systems related to well-being, safeness, and connectedness in people where shame and self-criticism inhibited progress in therapy (Gilbert, 2000; Gilbert & Irons, 2005). This…

Aim: The Eye Movement Reprocessing and Desensitization (EMDR) is an evidence based intervention in the treatment of psycho-traumatized individuals. Its effectiveness has been validated by extensive research. It outlines in particular an EMDR…

Comments on the article by B. E. Karlin and G. Cross. The article by Karlin and Cross clearly laid out how to disseminate and implement evidence-based psychotherapy in the Veterans Health Administration. The only problem is that the list of…

We have investigated the potential role of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in enhancing the integration of traumatic memories by measuring EEG coherence, power spectra and autonomic variables before (pre- EMDR) and after…

Dental fear is an universal phenomenon justifying the increasing relevance of psychology and the behavioral sciences to dental training and clinical practice. It has a wide-ranging and dynamic impact in patients' lives and shows some links with other…

He was even afraid of the bedroom he shared with his wife. Panic attacks also interfered with his job. After trying prescription medication, he eventually turned to clinical psychotherapist Carmen Collier for help at New Wellness Associates in Green…

There is evidence that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is more prevalent in patients with bipolar disorder. According to a review, 1. the mean prevalence of PTSD in bipolar patients is 16.0%, which is double the lifetime prevalence of PTSD in…

However, almost all of them had serious war traumas in Syria. The aims of the project were training and supervision of local therapists and as a result of this provide early intervention to the refugees who live in the camos. The early intervention…

• Trauma Theory (attachment theories, developmental theories, neurobiological theories and brain science) help explain the potential negative consequences of childhood trauma (mental, emotional, and behavioral outcomes• Early intervention with effect…

목적 :이 연구의 목적은 규제 집단 치료 (ARGT)에 영향의 반응의 치료 효과 및 예측 인자를 조사 하였다 최근 충격 어린이 그룹에 전달. 방법 : 목격 또는 학교에서 비극적 인 사고에 직면 한 464 학교 어린이, 총, 규제 집단 치료에 영향을 미치는 단일 세션, psychoeducation을 포함 안구 운동 탈감작 및 재 처리에서 규제 요소에 영향을 미치는 그 주어졌다. 누구의 방해 규모 (SUDS) 점수의 주제 단위의 초기 점수가 4…

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…

El presente estudio de campo fue realizado seis meses posteriores a la catástrofe natural ocurrida en febrero del año 2009 en la Ciudad de Tartagal, Provincia de Salta, Argentina.

El uso de placebos y diseños a doble ciego ha cumplido un papel crucial en la investigación clínica en Medicina. Su aplicación a lainvestigación de resultados en psicoterapia ha sido controversial. Muchos autores niegan la posibilidad de su…

Context: The necessity of specific intervention components for the successful treatment of patients with posttraumatic stress disorder is the subject of controversy.Objective:To investigate the complexity of clinical problems as a moderator of…

To prevent adverse long-term effects, children who suffer from posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) need treatment. Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) is an established treatment for children with PTSS. However, alternatives are…

This paper presents an overview of the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy Protocols used in Humanitarian Trauma Recovery Interventions in Latin America & the Caribbean since 1998 to address natural disasters (e.g.,…

During the week-long camp, the children received treatment comprised of multiple components. One component was a series of three group therapy sessions, lasting a total of 6 hours, based on the EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP).…

Although the main symptoms of dementia consist of neuropsychological impairment, particularly long-term memory, dementia often involves severe behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). There are quite a few patients whose BPSD are…

Two seminal studies currently provide empirical evidence for treatment of PTSD and anchor the VA’s treatment focus/ funding...Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) (Monson et al., 2006) Prolonged Exposure (PE) (Schnurr et al., 2007). Both showed 40% -…

In the Client Preparation Phase (Phase 2), the client learns self-soothing skills before progressing to trauma processing. It is essential that the client be able to voluntarily change from a state of high distress to a state of lower distress before…

Overall, the psychotherapy field has missed, minimized or ignored the potency of social stigma and oppression as a primary or contributing traumatizing force. This workshop will help the EMDR clinician better understand the importance of social…

The combination of EMDR and Ego-State-Therapy (EST) does not only provide helpful tools in clinical practice, but also the two theoretical frameworks have a lot in common: - working with memory networks (EMDR) can be understood as working with a…

Our capacity and desire to form emotionally healthy relationships begins in infancy and is dependent on the quality and consistency of care we receive from others, most often, our parents. The experience of such care in childhood is associated with…

The brain has highly evolved functions which allow complex decision-making. It also has more primitive defence responses which are likely to be dominant at a time of intense threat – even if that threat is interpersonal or social rather than…
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