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Severe depression is one of the most common mental disorders and affects between 5-15% of the general population in their lifetimes. High relapse rates (ranging at 50% after two years), unsatisfactory remissions and suicidal risks are among the major…

Background: Unprocessed memories of negative life events or psychological trauma might be related to a high level of physical arousal and be stored as a variety of significant somatic symptoms, especially among patients with major depressive disorder…

Inside you will learn: •Why EMDR works so fast •How EMDR uses your brain's own natural healing process •How EMDR works to cut through depression and anxiety •Practical tips, do's and don'ts •Who can safely do EMDR alone, and who should have…

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Severe depression is one of the most common mental disorders and affects between 5-15% of the general population in their lifetime. Although many psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic interventions exist that are considered to be effective in…

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La dépression constitue l’un des troubles psychiatriques les plus fréquents. La dépression post-partum affecte environ 9 % des femmes qui accouchent. Malgré des progrès importants en recherche, pharmacothérapie et psychothérapie, les…

Depresyon yineleyici ve süregen bir süreci olan mortalite ve morbidite açısından ciddi sonuçlara yol açabilen yaygın bir bozukluktur. Depresyon hastalarının yaklaşık yarısının ilk tedaviye yanıtı yetersiz olmakla birlikte hastaların…

In this pilot study, a convenience sample of 24 chronic pain patients (17 with chronic fatigue syndrome/fibromyalgia) were randomized into WHEE treatment and wait-list control groups for 6 weeks. Assessments of depression, anxiety, and pain were…

Background: In patients with psychotic disorders, the effects of psychological post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment on symptoms of psychosis, depression and social functioning are largely unknown.Method: In a single-blind randomized…

Cancer is not only a debilitating disease; it can also have devastating effects on a patient's mental health and quality of life. Although the literature shows that mortality rates may be improved with the provision of effective treatment, most…

Eye Mmovement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy (Shapiro, 1993) was used to treat attachment injury (as self-reported by participants) such as neglect and emotional abuse by primary caregivers at an early age that led to current…

Background. Previous research indicates a high prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among refugees. Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an effective treatment for PTSD for victims of natural…

Life stress events (physical and emotional abuse) are relevant psychosocial risk factors for the development of Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD). TRD patients who have suffered life stress events could benefit from EMDR and obtain a more durable…

Depression is a frequent disorder that may have a recurring and chronic course with a potentially serious impact on morbidity and mortality. While around half of the patients show an inadequate response to initial antidepressant therapy, as many as…

This study investigated the efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) psychotherapy in treating the primary diagnosis of major depressive disorder by processing past or present trauma that was affecting the quality of life. The…

About 20% of cases of major depression do not respond to conventional treatments. Application of EMDR to depression has lagged behind its use for trauma-related disorders. In the reported studies, it has mostly followed the standard EMDR protocol…

Objective: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is one of the therapy interventions recommended by the Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guidelines. However, the literature concerning the effectiveness of…

Supervisión de casos es un nuevo apartado regular del Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. En este artículo, una terapeuta de desensibilización y reprocesamiento por movimientos oculares (EMDR) describe brevemente un caso complicado en el cual…

Clients were treated for chronic depression in a research clinic using standard protocol EMDR. For many, the reported causes of their depression were more subtle than one would expect with PTSD and often it was difficult to uncover key memories to…

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La dépression est un trouble mental grave qui constitue un défi pour les systèmes de santé mentale du monde entier. Environ 30 % des patients n'obtiennent pas de rémission complète après le traitement, et plus de 75 % des patients souffrent…

Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders. Postpartum depression affects about 9% of women who give birth. Despite significant advances in research and in pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy, depressive disorders remain difficult to…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an evidence-based treatment for trauma and PTSD. The purpose of quality improvement project was to determine whether providing evidenced-based trauma therapies for adults with histories…

Bakgrund: Jag vet inte hellervad somliander nar man anvander EMDR (Eyernovement desensitization andrq, roessii.lg}. Emellertid vetjag av egen erfarenhetatt for en legitirnerad psykopeut iir det en oerhort effektiv metod, speciellt ibehandling av…

Aims: Depression following Myocardial Infarction (MI) is a common disorder with a negative effect on prognosis of cardiac patients. One of the therapeutic methods of depression in cardiac patients is cognitive-behavioral technique. The aim of the…

Background: The most common mental health problems among refugees are depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an effective treatment for PTSD. However, no previous randomized…

We present an intervention in a case of major depression, where eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy was integrated into an evolutionary- based psychotherapy for depression. At the end of the treatment and at follow up…

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Background: Depression is a severe mental disorder that challenges mental health systems worldwide as the success rates of all established treatments are limited. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a scientifically…

Background: Coronary heart disease is the most important cause of death and inability in all communities. Depressive symptoms are frequent among post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients and may cause negative effects on cardiac prognosis. This study…

Amygdala Volumetric Change Following Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder | John Laugharne, MB BS Lond., MRCPsych 10 years of Training - What We Have Learned and What We Haven't | William Zangwill, Ph.D. EMDR and Depression: Results and…

Severe depression is one of the most common mental disorders and affects between 5‐15% of the general population in their lifetimes. Although many psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic interventions exist that are considered to be effective in…

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Depression is a world leading cause of disability, with huge human and social costs. Psychopharmacological treatments alone are effective in less than 30% of cases. Psychotherapy alone or combined with drugs, has gained recognition as the most…

“Translating Research Into Practice” is a regular journal feature in which clinicians share clinical case examples that support, elaborate, or illustrate the results of a specific research study. Each column begins with the abstract of that…

Major depressive disorder remains one of the most widespread and yet one of the hardest to treat mental disorders. It is believed that about 20% of cases do not respond to conventional treatments (Fava, 2003). EMDR application to depression has been…

What if there was a little known and method to not only treat but cure depression and anxiety...in as little as a single 20 minute session? It's possible and it's being used effectively by counselors and psychologists around the world. Gaining…

Based on Dr. James McCullough's text, therapist manual and patient manual, this workshop will 2) explain chronic depression in a cognitive developmental framework that makes clear the need for developing client autonomy and b) teach a thoroughly…

Cette étude-pilote teste l’effi cacité comparée de la thérapie EMDR (désensibilisation et retraitement par les mouvements oculaires) et de la thérapie cognitive comportementale (TCC) dans le traitement de l’état de stress post-traumatique…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…
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