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Homicide perpetrators present a high prevalence of major mental disorders, particularly major depression associated with a substance diagnostic, and schizophreny (Cote & Hodgins, 1992). Recently, it has been suggested that the homicide behaviour…

This article reviews recent findings in the developmental neurophysiology of children subjected to psychological trauma. Studies link extreme neglect and abuse with long-term changes in the nervous and endocrine systems. A growing body of research…

Homicide perpetrators have been observed to report symptoms of PTSD directly related to involvement in the offense itself. A single-case study is presented, which describes the application of eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing for a male…

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) resulting from perpetration, is highly prevalent in forensic populations and has been associated with future risk of anger, aggressive behavior, and criminal recidivism. Since forensic psychiatry aims at reducing…

This is a citation from a daughter whose father was murdered. She becomes angry when people ask her whether her father is deceased because for her, it does not capture the essence of the death cause. Her father is not deceased, he is murdered. This…

This research investigated the efficacy of an operantly cognitive-behavioural trauma treatment protocol (TTP) in two cases that had previously been treated unsuccessfully with EMDR. In line with previous research, both participants improved following…

Homicidally bereaved individuals may experience symptoms of Complicated Grief (CG) and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This Randomized Controlled Trial examined the effectiveness of an 8-session treatment encompassing Cognitive Behavioural…

Surviving loved ones of homicide and other violence victims often go untreated. An integration of the EMDR Recent Event Protocol and the Visual Assessment Tool (VAT) supports accurate identification of targets, minimizes client distress and helps to…

Homicidally bereaved individuals may experience symptoms of Complicated Grief (CG) and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The effects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in the treatment…

Homicide is a stark reality in the United States and claims over 16, 500 victims a year. The EMDR Recent Event Protocol is a key tool used in the treatment of victims/survivors and offers a structured and effective way for clients to desensitize and…

Homicide is a stark reality in the United States and claims over 16,500 victims a year. The EMDR Recent Event Protocol combined with the innovative Visual Assessment Tool (VAT) are key tools used in the treatment of victims/survivors and offers a…

Homicide is a stark reality in the United States and claims over 16,500 victims a year. The EMDR Recent Event Protocol is a key tool used in the treatment of victims/survivors and offers a structured and effective way for clients to desensitize and…

Homicide is a stark reality in the United States and claims over 16,500 victims a year. The EMDR Recent Event Protocol combined with the innovative Visual Assessment Tool (VAT) is a key tool used in the treatment of victims/ survivors and offers a…

Dixwell Newhallville Community Mental Health Services in New Haven, CT, is pioneering an EMDR program to provide treatment for individuals who have survived the recent or past homicide of a loved one. The Recent Event Protocol can be used in the…
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