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Session video clips, as well as anecdotal reports on the progress of a series of single case studies with clients with mental disabilities will be utilized to demonstrate EMDR effectiveness with this population. This presentation will emphasize the…

For the past three decades clinical experience, as well as research, has supported the validity of counseling and psychotherapy in the treatment of dually diagnosed (MH/MR) clients. At first behavioral therapies and later various forms of…

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Until recent times those with the dual diagnosis of mental retardation and mental health issues were deemed inappropriate candidates for counseling or psychotherapy. Dysfunctional behaviors and emotional displays generated by mood disorders, grief,…

This study examined the efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) on inmates with developmental disabilities (DD) who were incarcerated in a special needs correctional facility in the southwestern United States. Cognitively,…

EMDR holds great promise as an effective and efficient trauma treatment for clients with mental disabilities, a population inherently vulnerable to traumatic impact. This presentation will emphasize the “phase model” aspects of trauma treatment,…

Intellectual disability is a comorbid condition in epilepsy. People with epilepsy and intellectual disability are at high risk of developing behavioral problems. Among the many contributors to behavioral problems in people with epilepsy and…

EMDR as a psychotherapeutic approach has been shown to be effective. However, there is a paucity of studies examining the efficacy of EMDR for clients diagnosed with mild mental retardation. The DSM-IV defines mild mental retardation as below average…

For the past three decades clinical experience as well as research has supported the validity of counseling and psychotherapy in the treatment of clients with mental disability (MH/MR)(Objective #1). At first, behavioural therapies and later various…

For the past three decades, clinical experience as well as research has supported the validity of counseling and psychotherapy in the treatment of dually diagnosed (MH/MR) clients. At first behavioral therapies and later various forms of…

Although there is evidence to suggest that people with intellectual disabilities (ID) are likely to suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), reviews of the evidence base, and the potential consequences of this contention are absent. The…

For the past three decades clinical experience as well as research has supported the validity of counselling and psychotherapy in the treatment of dually diagnosed (MH/MR) clients. At first behavioural therapies and later various forms of…

Na een korte inleiding over de speciale problemen die mensen met een Verstandelijke en/of Meervoudige (visueel-en-verstandelijke) Beperking in hun leven ontmoeten en de vele vormen van psychotrauma, die voor hen ontstaan door situaties die door…

Although there is evidence to suggest that people with intellectual disabilities (ID) are likely to be more susceptible to the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than persons in the general population, until now only eight case…

Trauma and its ensuing accommodations, including challenging behaviors, have been a growing consideration for practitioners working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Recognizing the importance of one’s client’s…

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Nina is 10 jaar oud als ze bijmij wordt aangemeld. Voor de ouders zijn Nina's hevige angsten het kernprobleem. Ze hebben altijd overal oplossingen voor kunnen vinden, maar als de paniek bij Nina toeslaat en Nina blokkeert, dan helpt geen enkel…

Aim: People with ID might be particularly vulnerable to significant life events and at high risk to develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In the general population EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is an evidence-based trauma…

Many individuals with behaviour problems have long-lasting negative experiences in relation to their environment. Because of this they often have low self-esteem. The treatment is focussed on reduction of complaints and acquisition of skills. But the…

Aim: This study aimed to generate descriptive data relating to Birmingham Psychotherapy Services for People with Intellectual Disabilities in order to: a) Provide an understanding of the key characteristics of clients using the service. b) Identify…

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing’s basic principles, procedures and protocols direct the clinician in assisting clients to transmute negative experiences into adaptive learning experiences. EMDR is also recognised as giving resources…

De psychiatrische morbiditeit bij kinderen met een verstandelijke beperking (VB) is hoog. Daarbij spelen tekorten in de sociale informatieverwerking (SI) een belangrijke rol. Bestaande diagnostische instrumenten als intelligentietesten geven daarover…

Achtergrond: Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) is een evidence-based behandelmethode voor zowel kinderen als volwassenen die blijvende psychische of lichamelijke klachten overhouden aan een of meer ingrijpende gebeurtenissen. Er is…

Due to their vulnerability and cognitive functioning, people with intellectual/developmental (I/DD) disabilities experience Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) more often than the general population. Symptoms are often undiagnosed, and remain…

Due to their vulnerability and cognitive functioning, people with intellectual/developmental (I/DD) disabilities experience Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) more often than the general population. Their symptoms are often undiagnosed, and remain…

Background. There is not one case report of successful trauma treatment with the use of an evidence-based treatment method in people with substantially limited verbal capacities. This paper assessed the applicability of eye movement desensitisation…

Objective: There is a dearth of information regarding the treatment of PTSD in people with severe intellectual disabilities (ID). The purpose of the present case studies was to assess the applicability and effects of an evidence-based treatment…

Individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) are to some extent discriminated against when it comes to the psychotherapies. The long held belief that individuals with ID do not benefit from such interventions has been attributed in part to…

Scientific studies of EMDR have shown that it is one of the most effective tools to treat posttraumatic stress disorder. One of the lesser known properties of EMDR is that it also seems to be an effective psychotherapy method in a number of disorders…

Background People with an intellectual disability (ID) have an increased vulnerability for abuse and assault, and subsequently an increased risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The prevalence of PTSD is found to be significantly…

Mensen met een verstandelijke beperking hebben een verhoogde kans op het meemaken van, voor hen, ingrijpende life-events en in het verlengde hiervan een verhoogd risico op het ontwikkelen van een posttraumatische stressstoornis (PTSS). De prevalentie…

Naar schatting 1,3 miljoen Nederlands hebben een IQ beneden 85. Het overgrote deel hiervan heeft een lichte VB of is zwakbegaafd en een relatief kleine groep heeft ernstige verstandelijke beperkingen. In de dagelijkse praktijk binnen de geestelijke…

Mensen met een verstandelijke beperking hebben een verhoogde kans op het meemaken van, voor hen, ingrijpende life-events en in het verlengde hiervan een verhoogd risico op het ontwikkelen van een posttraumatische stressstoornis (PTSS). De prevalentie…

Objective: There are few studies regarding assessment and treatment of trauma-related disorders in people with intellectual disabilities (ID). The aims of this study were to determine (1) the feasibility of an adapted version of a post-traumatic…

• Emotionele en gedragsproblemen: behorend bij de handicap of gevolg van trauma? • Is EMDR toepasbaar als er sprake is van beperkte cognitieve vaardigheden en een verstoorde prikkelverwerking? • Welk effect kan een succesvolle behandeling hebben op…

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy in an individual with mild intellectual disabilities currently compulsorily detained in secure care.…

Experiences of war and organised violence in combination with post-migration stressors leave asylum seekers and refugees in western countries at relatively high risk of developing PTSD. While evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of adults with…

This study aimed to critically review all studies that have set out to evaluate the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) for people diagnosed with both intellectual disability (ID) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).…

Children with chronic impairments such as intellectual disabilities, autism and chronic illness have high rates of exposure to traumatic stressors and are vulnerable to develop trauma related psychopathology. Their parents have a great risk to be…

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide a detailed description of an adapted Eye-Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) intervention in the treatment of chronic Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in an individual with…

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) in ein relativ junges eigenständiges Therapieverfahren, das Ende der 1980er Jahre von der us-amerikanischen Psychologin Francine Shapiro der Fachöffentlichkeit vorgestellt wurde. Ausgehend von…

People with intellectual disabilities (ID) are more often exposed to potentially traumatic events than people without ID. Due to impairments in their cognitive and adaptive skills, processing adverse life events is supposed to be more difficult. This…

Behalve hulpverleners uit de zorg voor verstandelijk gehandicapten (vg) krijgen ook professionals in bijvoorbeeld de ggz, de forensische zorg, de verslavingszorg en de zorg voor dak- en thuislozen steeds vaker te maken met mensen die een…

Objective: People with intellectual disabilities may be at a greater risk for exposure to traumatic events and consequently develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Although eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an established…

In Complex PTSD symtoms related to the traumatic events are intertwined with aspects of personality disorders, social stress symptoms, attachment difficulties, but sometimes also borderline intellectual functioning. An important question to be asked…
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