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Objective: The purpose of the study is to asses the usefulness of EMDR in patients of PTSD who survived the October 2005 earthquake in Pakistan. Background: On October the 8th an earthquake of 7.6 on rector scale struck Kashmir and Northwest of…

In October 2005 a devastating earthquake swept through Northern Pakistan causing untold destruction. In March 2007 an EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programme Training went out to Abbotabad to train a group of mental health workers in EMDR who were…

On Saturday 8th October 2005, a devastating earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale struck northern Pakistan. The magnitude of the earthquake wiped out entire villages and communities, destroyed 400,000 houses and created over 73,000 fatalities…

In March 2007 an EMDR Europe HAP project, in conjunction with the University of Birmingham, commenced in Northern Pakistan in the aftermath of the earthquake that occurred in the region October 2005. Presently over 75 mental health workers have now…

In March 2007 an EMDR Europe HAP project, in conjunction with the University of Birmingham & Edge Hill University, commenced in Northern Pakistan in the aftermath of the earthquake. Presently over 75 mental health workers have now been trained in…

In Pakistan where PTSD is assuming an epidemic nature due to prevalent circumstances, accompanied by a dearth of psychiatrists and non affordability, treatment option like EMDR is promising. We expect a lot to achieve. The purpose of launching EMDR…

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The primary objective of this article will focus predominantly upon EMDR as an evidence-based treatment intervention for psychological trauma. It outlines in particular an EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Training Programme that took place in Abbotabad…

Although there is no published work on the magnitude on PTSD after the earthquake in Pakistan in 2005, 16% of patients seen in Muzafarabad and 51% in Balak...

Asylum seekers and refugees frequently suffer from post-traumatic stress and culturally sensitive methods towards reducing symptoms should be taken into account. The aim of the work reported here was to examine the effectiveness of Culture-Sensitive…

Treating symptoms without knowing the real cause is not recommended in medical practice. We present this case to highlight this important aspect of medical practice and to show the effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing…

This article is an evaluation of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) Europe Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP) facilitators' training in Pakistan based on a project set up in the aftermath of the 2005 earthquake. Q-methodology was…

An ever-increasing number of survivors of ongoing war against terror in Pakistan are presenting with PTSD. EMDR and paroxetine are two widely accepted evidence based interventions found efficacious in patients of PTSD. No study is available that has…

The empirical justification for the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy as part of the repertoire of interventions used in response to humanitarian endeavors continues at a pace. A devastating earthquake, measuring 7.6…

Objectives: To demonstrate the efficacy of EMDR in complex multiple psychological trauma after failed drug treatment from selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) in a diagnosed case of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Method: Single…

The sudden influx of traumatized refugees and migrants into Europe presents acute challenges to the whole field of public and private trauma therapy. But the challenge is greater than Europe alone. There is a huge and increasing global burden of…

This article report on a series of single-subject research designs that compared the relative efficacy of relaxation training alone versus EMDR in the treatment of seven adolescents who experienced PTSD and depression related to a history of…

BACKGROUND: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) has demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of recurrent depression secondary to childhood sexual abuse. OBJECTIVES: This case examines the effectiveness of EMDR and its potential…
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