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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a clinical condition that may develop after a person experienced a traumatic event. PTSD can be considered as a disorder in which a fear conditioned response fails to extinguish, leading to several symptoms…

In sum, reprocessing of traumatic memories effectively helped the patient to remit from PTSD and positive psychotic symptoms. Symptom levels had decreased even further at 6-month follow-up. The patient reported that her disturbing “images” had…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) (Shapiro, 2001), is an evidence based therapy for PTSD and could be effective in the treatment of traumatized and therefore, has been endorses as a treatment of choice in many national and…

Objective:The aim of thie review is to examine the effiacy of EMDR treatment on children and adolescents with post traumatic stress disorder symptoms through comparisons with other established trauma treatment or no treatment control groups.Method:It…

Introduction: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an evidence-based treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A key element of this therapy is simultaneously recalling an emotionally disturbing memory and…

This case study presents case conceptualization, therapeutic intervention, and the subjective and objective therapeutic progress of a 14-year-old adolescent hospitalized with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following emotional, physical, and…

Objective:The purpose of this study was to investigate the therapeutic effects of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) on post-traumatic growth (PTG). Methods:This study was conducted using a sample of ten survivors of a large-scale…

This study will develop an integrative group treatment model that incorporates Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy for treating delinquent adolescents detained in a correctional facility that…

Background: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a new technique that seems to offer considerable promise for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) However, because o f the lack o f well-controlled studies of its…

L’objectif de cet article est de tester l’utilisation de la thérapie EMDR – eye movement desensibilization and reprocessing – dans le traitement d’un ESPT – état de stress post-traumatique – après cancer du sein. Un cas clinique est…

Background: This study aimed to examine whether the combined use of schema therapy (ST) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) can improve substance use disorder (SUD) outcomes in a sample of women with co-occurring SUD and…

Earthquakes, which can cause widespread territorial and socio-economic destruction, are life-threatening, unexpected, unpredictable and uncontrollable events caused by the shaking of the surface of the earth. The psychological consequences, such as…

Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur in both adults and children/adolescents. Untreated PTSD can lead to negative long-term mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, low self-concept, disruptive behaviors, and/or…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is known to he a debilitating disorder and for some a lifelong complaint. Although there are many treatment options, determining which treatments are not only recommended hut show high efficacy rates is vital for…

People with Autism-Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are distinctive in terms of lifestyle, behavior and capabilities due to their characteristic brain development. Thus, they are often viewed as strange and different, and, as a result, are frequently treated…

Background: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapeutic approach that has demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) through several randomized controlled trials (RCT). Solid…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy has been widely recognized as an efficacious treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In the last years more insight has been gained regarding the efficacy of EMDR therapy in a broad…

Background: Although trauma-focused psychotherapy is considered as the first-line treatment, a large number of patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) received psychotropic medications in psychiatric facilities. However, little is known…

The article discusses on the help of Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing therapy towards sex offenders, citing the posttraumatic stress disorder treatment of a patient..

La exposición a una enfermedad potencialmente mortal como el cáncer puede constituir una experiencia traumática que, en algunos casos, puede dar lugar al desarrollo de un trastorno por estrés postraumático (TEPT). En los últimos años, varios…

The aim of this preliminary study was to evaluate the effectiveness of specially trained and supervised paraprofessionals in administering the eye movement desensitization and reprocessing Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) to reduce…

First responders experience daily exposure to critical incidences, which can increase the likelihood of developing vicarious trauma (VT) and secondary traumatic stress (STS). The proposed study utilized a quantitative quasi-experimental research…

Many military members returning from combat are not only experiencing symptoms of posttraumatic stress, but also a conflicted relationship with their spouse. This study investigated the effectiveness of combining Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and…

Posttraumatic stress disorder is a psychophysiological disorder, characterized by the following: chronic sympathetic nervous activation; persisting perceptual/sensory vigilance for threats; recurrent distressing memories of the event, including…

In 2008, the Institute of Medicine called for “more efficient adaptations of standard psychotherapy” (p. 153) treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), emphasizing fewer, more frequent treatment sessions. Eye Movement Desensitization…

One of the most effective treatments for PTSD, trauma and other adverse life experiences is eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR. EMDR helps individuals deal with the emotional pain (fear, anxiety), the faulty thought patterns (“I…

‘Early psychological intervention’ is defined as commencing treatment within three months of the traumatic event, with the aim to prevent or treat posttraumatic stress disorder, ongoing distress or acute stress disorder. In natural disaster…

Aim:Both trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy and antidepressant medication are regarded as the first line treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, little is known about sequential or combined efficacy of these two…

But the pair said they decided to seek help and get better for each other, so agreed to Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment. The NHS says EMDR is a relatively new treatment which has been found to reduce the symptoms of…

Background:Practice guidelines for childhood posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recommend trauma-focused psychotherapies, mainly cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a brief…

Background:Increasing evidence indicates that individuals who develop severe mental illness (SMI) are also vulnerable to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), due to increased risk of exposure to traumatic events and social adversity. The…

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…

Recovery of stress-induced structural alterations in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) remains largely unexplored. This study aimed to determine whether symptoms improvement is associated with GM density changes of brain structures involved in…

The treatment, called eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, has been around since the late 1980s; Dr. Carol Logan has used the protocol with Austin officers since she started with the department in 2003. In an interview with KXAN,…

Low-SES minorities in urban areas experience higher rates of trauma and greater need for treatment than the general population. Individual and trauma factors may determine who benefits most from treatment. Brief intervention and group format may be…

Background: Practice guidelines for childhood Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) recommend trauma-focused psychotherapies, mainly Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a brief…

Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) are both trauma- focused psychological treatments that are used specifically in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Their respective aims are…

We searched Medline, EMBASE, the ISI Web of Science, the Cochrane Library, Pubmed database, in 1999-2016, published in English by using EMDR randomized controlled trials for the treatment of individuals aged in 0-18 with PTSD.

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…

Resource-oriented trauma therapy combined with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (ROTATE) is utilized for treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), co-morbid symptoms and impaired functioning. ROTATE was conducted in Cambodia through…

Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the more commonly occurring mental disorders following potentially traumatizing events soldiers may encounter when deployed abroad. One of the first-line recommended treatment options is eye…

The present study aimed to compare the effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in reducing PTSD symptoms severity among Iranian children 20 months after the 2008 Qeshm earthquake.…

Bilişsel davranışçı terapi (BDT) ve göz hareketleri ile duyarsızlaştırma ve yeniden işleme (EMDR) uygulamaları, travma hastalarında son dönemde sık kullanılmaya başlanan tedavi yöntemlerindendir. Travma Sonrası Stres Bozukluğu…

Background: Both trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy and antidepressant medication are regarded as the first line treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, little is known about sequential or combined efficacy of these two…

Background Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that originates from childhood trauma experiences can develop into a chronic condition that has lasting effects on an individual’s functioning and quality of life. While there are evidence-based…

There is mounting evidence suggesting that by increasing the frequency of treatment sessions, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment outcomes significantly improve. As part of an ongoing research project, this study examined the safety and…
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