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The impact of PTSD on the sleep of patients is widely reported. However, the parameters that can be altered are not the same for all patients. Some studies report an impairment of sleep maintenance and recurrent nightmares, while others failed to…

Treatment of sex offenders who have been themselves sexually abused in their childhood, offers a significant challenge for many therapists. The traumas related to abuse are unique to the individual offender and need to be addressed to enhance victim…

Forty-two female gymnasts ages 10-16 participated in a study to determine the effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) on state anxiety. Each subject identified excessive anxiety on a gymnastics element resulting from a…

The purpose of this study was to determine the effect Eye Movement Densitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) has as a treatment protocol on work-related stressors. Today's faster pace, the growing perception of job insecurity, greater demands on the job,…

This study used an interrupted time series design to study the effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitization Processing (EMDR) on the anxiety levels of 17 psychology graduate student participants who were in the process of applying to psychology…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a relatively new and seemingly effective but controversial therapeutic treatment used primarily for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and related anxiety disorders such as phobias. In this…

Participants will: 1) learn the components to the Reality Model and how each component impacts a person's behavior; 2) understand how specific measurement instruments can distinguish one's thinking and behavioral styles and in turn lead to the…

Participants will: 1) understand Beck's formulation of evaluation anxieties in general and speech anxiety in particular; 2) learn the research-based cognitive-behavioral (CB) strategies helpful in reducing speech anxiety; 3) and learn a modified EMDR…

Many clinicians who work with children and adolescents struggle with applying the basic protocol for EMDR for this population as well as focus on clinical issues that can be treated effectively with EMDR. It can feel overwhleming for the clinican to…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is een nieuwe behandelingsmethode voor posttraumatische stress–stoornis en andere trauma–gerelateerde angstklachten. In essentie behelst EMDR het volgende: cliënten nemen een traumatische of…

In deze bijdrage wordt een beschrijving gegeven van de achtergronden en principes van ‘Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing’ ( EMDR), een recente ontwikkeling op het gebied van de psychotherapie. Deze procedure wordt gepresenteerd als een…

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Clinical social worker Jocelyne Shiromoto might have cured a patient's infertility with a few waves of her hand. Shiromoto does not claim her fingers have magic wandlike powers. What she did was a process called Eye Movement Desensitization and…

Fears and phobias associated with EMDR situations where a single event for the well-structured, and short-term treatment is not compelling. Exposure in vivo EMDR'ın cognitive behavioral interventions, such as advantages, the fear-inspiring…

The Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) procedure, developed by Francine Shapiro, Ph.D., was introduced as a new rapid treatment for anxiety and related traumata. Dr. Shapiro serendipitously discovered that lateral eye movements…

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I used EMDR with a 45 year-old man called David who presented with a long history of depressive anxiety episodes, characterized by intense feelings of fear and anger, the later directed at women whom he had always fear and by whom he felt rejected.

The Eye Movement Desensitization (EMD) procedure is a recently developed rapid treatment for anxiety and traumatic memories. Although, according to the DSM-III, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops from a "psychologically traumatic event…

Anxiety, although experienced by everyone, is unique and complex in the Panic Disordered client. Therapists who will be treating these clients need to comprehend the overwhelming experience of panic; its life-altering consequences; underlying causes;…

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Hailed as the most important method to emerge in psychotherapy in decades, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) has successfully treated psychological problems and illnesses--from depression, phobias, and recurrent nightmares to…

It may be very effective to seek brief psychotherapy to reduce the experienced stressfulness of unchangeable life circumstances or to evaluate possible changes in other conditions. 2) You may benefit from coaching in relaxation methods that can be…

This article examines the use of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in helping a client address problems with persistent anxiety and a lack of self-esteem. During EMDR treatment, the client explored the dichotomous thinking that had…

This is a case study of a family with a child (age eight) with reactive attachment disorder and the subsequent individual and family therapy. Treatment of choice for the child was Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and supportive…

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The seven natural treatment approaches that the author describes in this book all capitalize on the mind and brain's own healing mechanisms for recovering from depression, anxiety, and stress. All seven methods have been researched and studies…

Critics call EMDR "laughable" while believers call it "miraculous." You will discover that the acronym stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, but you won't find a solid definition anywhere.

Neurologically-based therapies such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) are being clinically implemented and researched in the field of psychotherapy. While EMDR has a theoretical base and some research support for its…

The purpose of this replication study was either to support or refute the original Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing research conducted by Shapiro. The present study was amended with two additional indices to assess anxiety and social…

To investigate the efficacy of "eye movement desensitization and reprocessing" (EMDR) in reducing earthquake anxiety and negative feelings resulting from earthquake experience, 41 persons who underwent the stress of the earthquake in Bam, were…

The aim of the study was to determine the effectiveness of the recently developed Eye Movement Desensitization (EMD) procedure on traumatic memory symptomatology. 22 subjects suffering from symptoms related to traumatic memories were used in the…

This paper reports on a qualitative, exploratory study that creatively combined two therapeutic approaches: eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) and solution focused brief therapy. It was expected that the use of techniques drawn from…

More than 500 brands of psychotherapy exist, with new ones springing up on a nearly monthly basis. Although a handful of these neophyte treatments have been tested in scientific studies, it is anybody’s guess whether the others actually work.

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Tout au longe de notre vie, nous subissons des événements traumatisants : maladie, deuil, accident... S'en suivent stress, angoisse, dépression. Une nouvelle thérapie d'origine américaine vient de voir le jour : l'EMDR (Eyes Movement Desensitization…

Animal models conceptualize anxiety as a response to potential danger while fear is a response to present danger. The way humans experience anxiety involves our capacity for higher thinking while the human experience of fear appears to be much the…

This study investigated the effect of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) on swimmers who had experienced a traumatic swimming event. Measures of performance, anxiety, and self-perception in (N = 65) competitive college and high…

"It's not really a verbal therapy," says Carrie Brown, a trauma victim who, after several EMDR sessions, overcame the negative self-perception that typically follows victims of sexual abuse. Updated: Saturday, October 10, 2009

The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate the effects of EMDR on state and trait anxiety and anger levels associated with developmental traumas of sexual offenders in outpatient sex offender treatment. A qualitative component explored…

Mental health research tells us that gay men use psychological services in far more greater numbers than their heterosexual counterparts. Gay men typically present themselves in treatment for problems relating to depression and anxiety, often the…

Študija descibed v tem članku preveri, če lahko metoda EMDR (Eye Movement desenzibilizacijo in predelavo), zmanjšati ali celo odpraviti tesnobe, oziroma širitev anksioznost kot stanje (STAI-X-1), ki jo povzroča odpoklic nepredelanega spomina. Tam je…

Discusses eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR)--a controversial new treatment for psychological trauma. Talk of EMDR has been sweeping through the popular press over the past few months. Headlines have called the treatment…

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This research aims to determine efficacy of two therapeutic methods and compare them: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for reduction of anxiety and depression for Iranian combatant afflicted…

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This protocol is for clients with anxieties not related to major trauma. The focus here is the Standard EMDR Protocol. This is a summary of the Current Anxiety and Behavior Protocol scripted by Marilyn Luber (Shapiro, 2001, 2006). For current anxiety…

The presentation will introduce, discuss and demonstrate the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) procedure as treatment for anxiety and disturbing memories.

The Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) procedure allows the therapist to accelerate treatment of anxiety-based complaints and self-esteem issues associated with traumatic memories. Taped segments of treatment sessions will be used…

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Clients with dissociative identity disorder (DID) or dissociative disorder not otherwise specified (DDNOS) live with a multiple reality disorder (Kluft, 1989) where parts are often living in the past and are not aware of where they are, the current…

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The Wedging or Strengthening Technique (Kiessling, 1999) has been modified in Germany and is called The Absorption Technique to create resources to deal with what the client is concerned about in the future, for example, a stressful partner, a…

Cette étude exploratoire a pour objectif de tester l’application de la thérapie Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) dans le cadre de la prise en charge du deuil traumatique. Le deuil traumatique, qui correspond à la perte brutale…
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