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A number of single case reports have made impressive claims for the efficacy of "eye movement desensitization" (EMD) in the treatment of traumatic memories. Many of these case reports claim that EMD reduces the unpleasant feelings associated with…

It has been claimed that the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be ameliorated by eye-movement desensitization-reprocessing therapy (EMD-R), a procedure that involves the individual making saccadic eye-movements while imagining the…

This case describes the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) to reduce reactivity to childhood trauma in an incestuous sex offender. It explores the relationship between desensitization and reprocessing of traumatic memory and…

The evidence so far that eye movements are of therapeutic value is, say Stephen Joseph and P Alex Linley, not convincing; the effectiveness of EMDR can probably be attributed to imaginal exposure.

The purpose of this thesis is to provide information and exposure for EMDR therapy as it relates to performance anxiety in singers and other musicians. Since EMDR therapy is a relatively new approach to relieving issues of anxiety, this thesis…

Compulsions and cravings such as gambling and sex compulsions have been the subject of behavioral and psychodynamic treatment. This study formulates a new theory of compulsions and cravings, called the Feeling-State Theory of Compulsions, and…

This dissertation applied the concepts and predictions of working memory theory to a psychotherapeutic approach, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). The overview of EMDR included a description of the treatment, theoretical model,…

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…

The Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) procedure had been widely promoted as an effective anxiety reducing treatment, yet the methodology of many studies has not been adequate to clearly investigate the procedure (Lohr, Kleinknecht,…

After a decade of treatment outcome research on EMDR, its effectivensss in the treatment of PTSD is no longer in question. However, the role of eye movements and bilateral stimulation, in general, remain controversial. Critics of EMDR hold that EMDR…

Participants will: 1) learn Wegner's ironic memory process model; 2) learn how the ironic memory process model is related to the DSM-IV symptoms of PTSD; 3) learn that eye movements at different speeds interfere with and interact with the speech…

This paper examines the role of the visual image in psychotherapy, and explores connections between how art therapists use physical images, and how EMDR practitioners use mental images in assisting emotional growth and healing. It outlines a clinical…

Casualties from the Iraqi War were evacuated to a field hospital in Rota, Spain, and were screened for combat-related stress conditions. Four combat veterans requested immediate relief of their posttraumatic symptoms prior to returning to the United…

Participants will learn: 1) the research findings with respect to EMDR dismantling stuides; 2) the research findings with respect to the effects of eye movements on cognitive and emotional processes; 3) the components of the model that proposes that…

Oogbeweging desensibilisatie and Reprocessing (EMDR) werd geïntroduceerd door Shapiro als een nieuwe, krachtige behandeling van post-traumatische stress en aanverwante aandoeningen. Een korte schets van de EMDR-techniek is gepresenteerd en…

Verschillende single-case studies hebben gesuggereerd dat posttraumatische stress-symptomen en andere angst-gerelateerde problemen kunnen succesvol worden behandeld met een sessie van de oogbeweging desensibilisatie (EMD). Twee experimenten werden…

Ten child molesters with reported histories of childhood sexual abuse underwent eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) trauma treatment as an adjunct to standard cognitive-behavioural therapy-relapse prevention (CBT-RP) group treatment.…

Two experiments examining effects of eye movements on episodic memory retrieval are reported. Thirty seconds of horizontal saccadic eye movements (but not smooth pursuit or vertical eye movements) preceding testing resulted in selective enhancement…

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…

For over a decade, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) has been used to treat symptoms of PTSD. While EMDR advocates have been enthusiastic of this treatment, EMDR critics have raised several important concerns. This article examines…

V tem prispevku nova terapevtska metoda, imenovana Eye Movement desenzibilizacijo in Reprocessing (EMDR) je opisan. Metoda je bila ustanovljena predvsem za zdravljenje posttraumatic stresne motnje, vendar pa tudi nekaj poročil o njegovi učinkovitosti…

Describes the 8 phases of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and presents a case that illustrates the utilization of EMDR in the treatment of a traumatic event.

In recent year there have been varied ways of directing eye movement during EMDR intervention. This is a suggestion about an alternative technique.

This is a note on the relationship between the resolution, in EMDR, of a problem or target issue and the degree of freedom, or smoothness, of eye movements.

Eye movements and certain visual mechanisms appear to be related to states of relaxation and levels of wakefulness. The hatha yoga tradition in its historical and contemporary forms uses certain eye 'exercises' or postures to induce relaxation and…

Findings of component studies are summarized, with a review of studies which reported that EMs reduced memory vividness and emotiveness. The results of three recent studies are presented. 1) A study evaluated the effects of EMs on the components of…

Argues that eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and hypnosis are qualitatively different states of neurophysiological functioning. An experiment is reported in which the effects of EMDR on brain functioning of 3 Ss are examined. EEGs…

In working with a young woman with multiple personality disorder, diagonal eye movements brought about almost immediate abreactions. (In fact, the first time that EMDR was conducted with this client, two heretofore unknown, cult-induced, alters…

In using EMDR with these clients, I noticed that they would sometimes get stuck (i.e., not continue to resolution/ SUDs=O) after several sets of lateral, side-to-side eye movements. I sensed that they somehow needed to "access more areas of their…

It has been a part of Level I training for several years to teach a signal for clients to use if they want the therapist to stop the eye movements. I have a signal to continue the eye movements at the same time. This is a usual "come on" charade…

In 2004, fifteen years after Dr. Shapiro first published on EMDR, the role of eye movements (and other stimulation) in EMDR continues to be a subject of much debate. An overview of what practitioners need to know to understand the research that…

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Review . . . the current methodological and professional issues surrounding Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) description of the EMDR procedure / evaluation of current published research / professional evaluation.

Eye Movement Desensibilisering och upparbetning (EMDR) är idag en evidensbaserad och internationellt accepterade psykoterapeutisk metod för behandling av traumatiska minnen och PTSD. Jämfört med KBT-metoden har visat sig vara lika effektiva. Det är…

Two experiments examining the effects of mixed handedness (which is associated with increased interhemispheric interaction) and horizontal saccadic eye movements (which are associated with increased bihemispheric cortical activation) on the…

This study evaluated the effectiveness of up to five 60-minute sessions of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) for children (ages 8-12) who had suffered one or more traumas. Participants (N = 48) were randomly assigned to either an…

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…

Beskriver Eye Movement desensitivisering og reprosessering (EMDR) terapi utviklet av F. Shapiro å behandle posttraumatisk stresslidelse (PTSD). Tre casestudier av pasienter som opplevde væpnet ran og plutselig død av en annen person blir anmeldt.…

The use of bilateral eye movements (EMs) is an important component of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy for PTSD. The neural mechanisms underlying EMDR remain unclear. However, prior behavioral work looking at the effects…

陳致豪 眼動減敏訊息再處理法中「眼動」與「正向認知」成分對於懼蟑症之療效 眼動減敏訊息再處理法(Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing; EMDR)是Shapiro(1989a, 1989b)所發展的一套治療方法,最早被用來治療創傷後壓力疾患(post traumatic stress disorder;…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing can reduce ratings of the vividness and emotionality of unpleasant memories—hence it is commonly used to treat posttraumatic stress disorder. The present experiments compared three accounts of how eye…

The effectiveness of components of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) was tested by randomly assigning 48 participants to either an eye movement or an eye stationary condition and to one of two types of therapist instructions…

Although hypnosis is now less popular as an interviewing technique in forensic investigations than it used to be, recent evidence suggests that some of the components of hypnotic interviewing might still be useful in the development of brief memory…

Origin and Nature of Stress Disorders: The Defense Response occurs as part of the switch from fearful flight (Ego) to cornered, fearless fight (Id) whereby the individual attempts to obtain freedom from restraint through the violence of defensive…

Eye Movement desensibilización y reprocesamiento [EMDR] fue desarrollado originalmente para el tratamiento de recuerdos traumáticos. Este procedimiento incluye la exposición imaginación, el reprocesamiento cognitivo y estimulación bilateral…

This report reviews a research proposal, the major objective of which is to assess the relation between PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and limbic, paralimbic, and prefrontal brain function as assessed with functional MRI (Magnetic Resonance…

Two experiments are reported that investigate the effects of saccadic bilateral eye movements on the retrieval of item, associative, and contextual information. Experiment 1 compared the effects of bilateral versus vertical versus no eye movements on…
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