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Introduction: The numbers of refugees and asylum seekers worldwide are record high (UNHCR, 2015) and continuously increasing. The research discussed in this theory paper illustrates that the refugee and asylum-seeker groups are in greater risk 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…

To find a psychotherapeutic method to treat post-traumatic symptoms in refugees and asylum seekers population is at the present a major need, and a main and necessary task; it has to satisfy the requirements of being effective, reasonably short, easy…

The aim of our work is to describe the psychotherapeutic intervention for a particular clinical population: refugees and asylum seekers. These individuals live in a state of great vulnerability. For them, migrating was not a choice, but a decision…

Background: Traumatised asylum seekers and refugees are clinically considered a complex population. Discussion exists on whether with this population treatment guidelines for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) should be followed and Trauma-Focused…

The applicability of EMDR to asylum seekers and refugees, suffering from more complex forms of trauma, has been a question of debate. It is considered 'good practice' to use a phased model of treatment with these patients, in which treatment…

Vluchtelingen die worden doorverwezen naar een dienst voor geestelijke gezondheidszorg (GGZ) zijn mensen die niet goed meer functioneren. Ze lijden onder de gevolgen van de ervaringen die ze hadden in hun thuisland, hun vlucht, de asielprocedure en…

De traumatische ervaringen en psychosociale gevolgen daarvan bij vluchtelingen worden vaak gezien als complex. Er bestaat dan ook discussie of deze patiëntenpopulatie baat kan hebben bij een traumagerichte behandeling als EMDR, of dat de behandeling…

Which approach is most beneficial is yet unclear and Basoglu (2006) critiques this lack of progress in the field and pleas for empirically driven interventions on PTSD. To address this issue, Ter Heide is currently conducting a randomized trial to…

Objective: Recent studies suggest that eye movements are the most effective form of stimulation in EMDR, but this assertion is based primarily on studies using the general population. This study evaluated whether tones and eye movements in EMDR are…

Asylum seekers and refugees frequently suffer from post-traumatic stress and culturally sensitive methods towards reducing symptoms should be taken into account. The aim of the work reported here was to examine the effectiveness of Culture-Sensitive…

Background: Traumatised asylum seekers and refugees are clinically considered a complex population. Discussion exists on whether with this population treatment guidelines for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) should be followed and Trauma-Focused…

Despite the scientific evidence concerning the efficacy of EMDR in the treatment of PTSD, in clinical practice many clinicians are reluctant to apply EMDR to traumatised asylum seekers and refugees. Because they regard the traumatisation of this…

Inhoud: Sinds een aantal jaren schrijven de richtlijnen voor de behandeling van posttraumatische stress bij volwassenen, twee behandelingen voor: trauma-focused cognitieve gedragstherapie (TFCBT) en EMDR. Over de effectiviteit van deze behandelvormen…

Despite the scientific evidence concerning the efficacy of EMDR in the treatment of PTSD, in clinical practice many clinicians are reluctant to apply EMDR to traumatized asylum seekers and refugees. Because they regard the traumatization of this…

Despite the high prevalence of PTSD in refugee populations, it is as yet unclear how to treat traumatised refugees and asylum seekers most effectively. Whilst EMDR is a treatment of choice for PTSD, it is considered good clinical practice to use a…
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