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3 case studies are presented illustrating the utility of EMDR in complex treatment-resistant OCD. The cases are considered from the perspective of OCD as a defence protecting against underlying trauma and issues arising from ambivalent attachment.

The presentation draws on experiences from the ECO trial, currently taking place in the Leeds (UK) IAPT service. The randomised trial is comparing EMDR (John Marr’s Adapted Phobia Protocol) with CBT (Exposure and Response Prevention) for clients…

Researchers and clinicians have recently highlighted the usefulness of integrating additional therapeutic approaches into standard intensive cognitive behavioural treatments (CBT) with the aim to improve clinical outcomes for patients with severe…

This article reports on the first 3 randomly allocated cases treated by the author in an ongoing trial comparing eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) with cognitive behavioral therapy (exposure and response prevention) in the…

The main psychological treatment paradigm for OCD is Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBP), (NICE 2005, Salkovskis 2008, Deacon et al 2004). However it must be acknowledged that whilst CBP can be effective, not all clients respond well to CBP and…

OCDs are difficult to treat. Various studies have demonstrated that 15–40% of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) do not respond to classical treatments; they cannot be motivated to undergo treatment, drop out, or experience persisting…

OCDs are difficult to treat. Various studies have demonstrated that 15–40% of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) do not respond to it; they cannot be motivated to undergo treatment, drop out, or experience persisting difficulties in…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing has been successfully used to treat various psychological disorders. Several neuroimaging investigations like single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and…

Background: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a structured, eight-phase psychotherapeutic approach, developed to resolve symptoms resulting from disturbing and unprocessed life experiences. EMDR is well known for the treatment…

• Various Studies have shown onset of Obsessive Compulsive (OC) Behaviors in Very Young Children (3 years to 8 years)(Hirano et. al, 2007; Jennifer et. Al, 2014 ). • Allemagne (2009) suggested EMDR offer promising techniques and new avenues in…

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a bio-psycho-socio-cultural disorder that includes genetic, neural brain anomalies, traumatic experiences, and development of dysfunctional beliefs that can be learnt from others and from the environment. The…

Background: This study aimed to evaluate eye-movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) as a treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), by comparison to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based on exposure and response prevention.…

This article presents the detailed case of a 27-year-old man who began to suffer from intrusive imagery after watching a brutal scene in the TV series Game of Thrones. The content of the intrusive imagery included images of people with enucleated…

Introduction:Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is usually treated with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based on exposure and response prevention principles; although eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) has also been proposed as…

Berichtet wird über einen 40-jährigen Mann mit emotional instabiler Persönlichkeitsstörung und Polytoxikomanie in der Anamnese, der seit Jahren unter Erektionsstörungen im sexuellen Zusammensein mit besonders geliebten Frauen litt und wegen…

Most of the empirical evidence supporting the efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) has been with individuals suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This case study reports on the successful treatment of…

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a bio-psycho-socio-cultural disorder that includes genetic, neural brain anomalies, traumatic experiences, and development of dysfunctional beliefs frequently learnt from others and from the environment. Current…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a structured, eight-phase, mainly non-verbal psychotherapeutic approach that is developed to resolve symptoms that have stemmed from disturbing and unprocessed life experiences. EMDR is well…

This article evaluates eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy for individuals with a diagnosis of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Two randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have been conducted on 55 and 90 patients with OCD.…

The present paper is an attempt to extend the mechanisms of action in EMDR beyond the processing of past traumatic experiences. The two subjects in the case series have not processed past traumatic experiences, and have attained significant progress…

L’Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) è un protocollo di provata effi cacia per la desensibilizzazione e rielaborazione dei ricordi di esperienze avverse, tanto da essere indicato dalle linee guida internazionali come trattamento di…
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