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Background: Confrontation with a traumatic loss (e.g., disaster-related loss) is a risk factor for the development of psychopathology, including symptoms of prolonged grief (PG), posttraumatic stress (PTS), and depression. Although interventions have…

Children and adolescents are a vulnerable group to develop post-traumatic stress symptoms after natural or man-made disasters. In the light of increasing numbers of refugees under the age of 18 years worldwide, there is a significant need for…

Trauma-Aid Germany was founded in 2002 by dedicated eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapists to help people traumatized by calamities, disaster, or violence to overcome the psychological consequences and regain emotional…

Objective: The purpose of this review is to describe interventions used with children who are exposed to disasters and terrorism and to present information about the potential benefits of these interventions. Methods: A literature search conducted in…

EMDR is a well-established therapy for the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD can be reduced or prevented if treated during the first month after a trauma when a person displays Acute Stress Disorder (ASD). Although usually used…

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a method of psychotherapy that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. It is a set of standardized protocols incorporating elements from many different…

The after effects of trauma can be transmitted across generations, resulting in ongoing cycles of violence and pain that affect individuals, families and societies. For those people and organizations working in countries in need of significant…

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El panel hablará de las distintas intervenciones con EMDR usadas en situaciones de catástrofe alrededor del mundo.The panel will discuss the various interventions EMDR used in disaster situations around the world.

Objetivos de aprendizaje: • Este Protocolo fue creado para responder a las enormes necesidades de atención en salud mental que siguieron al huracán Paulina en 1997. Desde esa fecha hasta la actualidad, se ha aplicado tanto en desastres naturales como…

Poster outlines the work accomplished by the Brazilian Association of Psycholgical Humanitarian Aid Program

Commonly practiced in Europe and the United States, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy is said to help patients work through traumatic memories. During treatment, a patient recalls an experience while the therapist waves his…

Background: Building on previous research with disaster-exposed children and adolescents, a randomised clinical trial was performed in the treatment of trauma-related symptoms. In the current study two active treatments were compared among children…

Trabajo con grupos de niños en Institución Social - PGI- EMDR; Trauma infantil y EMDR, Psicodrama. La articulación del trabajo metodológico en el psicodrama y EMDR, en el procesamiento del trauma de parto y fobias múltiples durante la formación de la…

In a project carried out by Trauma Aid-HAP Germany between 2007 and 2009 and sponsored by Terre des Hommes and the German Official Development Assistance more than 3200 adult and child clients were treated for mental disorders related to traumatic…

Dit artikel geeft de kenmerken van de trauma-gerelateerde klachten die mensen kan laten zien na blootstelling aan rampen. Verschillende criteria en de bijbehorende dilemma's met betrekking tot de beslissing over de noodzaak van een behandeling worden…

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Early group EMDR intervention following trauma may facilitate adaptive processing of traumatic event (s) and help prevent consolidation of traumatic memories following large-scale natural or man-made disaster. Group EMDR may also be usefully applied…

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The author has been providing EMDR to traumatized miners since 1993. As with other specialized client groups, the Single Trauma (STP) and Recent Trauma Protocol (RTP) have required modifications. The author has collated the modifications made, and…

Considerable professional debate exists regarding the role of mental health professionals in the early intervention following disasters. Emotional first aid is a natural part of disaster response in western countries, while the active involvement of…

The time of an expert “treating” a passive victim has passed, and people are searching for ways that they can influence their own path to recovery following traumatic events. There is a general move towards empowerment for individuals and groups…

Summarizes a presentation discussing EMDR as an early intervention in trauma and disaster mental health. EMDR is one of the more effective preventative approaches to the effects of disaster and trauma which has emerged over the past ten years. This…

Tsunami that hit Aceh on the 26th of December 2004 taken approximately 150,000 lives has changed the region into a devastated area. Although health services and facilities had been re-established and some NGOs started delivering psychosocial and…

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Disaster is commonly understood as an overwhelming misfortune that is not easily overcome or set right. Though our lives may go on after a disaster, it is virtually certain that they will have been transformed in some profound way. Nevertheless, it…

"There are some new treatment approaches that can shorten the amount of time some of these people have to spend in therapy," Patterson said. "One of these is known as EMDR -- eye movement desensitization and reprocessing. It is effective." The…

Effective psychological intervention is needed to help children recover from disaster-related PTSD. This controlled study evaluated the effectiveness of a brief intervention for disaster-related PTSD. At one-year follow-up of a prior intervention for…

Some advocated a controversial form of therapy called eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR), which involves asking the patient to focus on the therapist's moving finger as they recall the unpleasant memories. The condition became…

Since the 9/11 attack, EMDR clinicians have been treating hypertraumatized clients aided by the Natural Flow EMDR model. This resourcing approach uses dilution of SUDS with positive body sensations, modified eye movements, continuous auditory BLS,…

EMDR Training Following a Disaster Aims To identify some of the vital components of a successful EMDR training to take place in a cultural milieu other than that of the presenting team The differences between EMDR training designed to provide…
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