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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…

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…

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…

In 2006 and 2007, around 0.4 and 0.7% of all German soldiers involved in missions abroad were registered as suffering from PTSD. The frequency of PTSD in the German Armed Forces was assessed from army records. All soldiers admitted to the German…

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…

Introduction Hyper-vigilance as well emotional hyper-reactivity to trauma-related cues are major facets of the emotional deficits frequently described as being part of the dysfunction causing aetiology and maintenance of post-traumatic stress…

Psychedelic research into psychiatric disorders is slowly re-emerging after a near 40-year morass. My presentation will briefly introduce delegates to psychedelic research history, its near-complete prohibition from the early 1970s and recent…

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…

This study was undertaken to determine if mental health clinicians employ a chronological approach to organizing the treatment of multiple traumas while using the EMDR modality. Secondly, the opinions of these therapists were mined to see if they…

Of all the mental health disorders, the most commonly diagnosed among Iraqi and Afghanistan wars is Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (Hellmuth et al., 2012). Veterans who are suffering the effects of PTSD are treated every day in VA Medical…

Background This study explored the effectiveness of eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in persons with mild to borderline intellectual disability (MBID) using a multiple baseline…

This literature review examines the efficacy of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) relative to other evidence-based treatments for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), such as Prolonged Exposure (PE) and Cognitive Processing…

An abundance of research in trauma-focused therapy has been conducted and continues in the ongoing effort to increase evidence-based approaches to counseling practice. While the therapeutic intervention of Eye Movement Desensitization and…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder involves making eye movements (EMs) during recall of a traumatic image. Experimental studies have shown that the dual task decreases self-reported memory…

Background Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an evidence-based treatment for PTSD. However, it is unclear whether EMDR shows the same effectiveness in patients with substance use disorders (SUD) and comorbid PTSD. In this trial,…

Background: Approximately 3% of women develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after giving birth, and 7.5% of pregnant women show a pathological fear of childbirth (FoC). FoC or childbirth-related PTSD during (a subsequent) pregnancy can lead to…

Objectives. Given the recent peak in refugee numbers and refugees’ high odds of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), finding ways to alleviate PTSD in refugees is of vital importance. However, there are major differences in PTSD…

La desensibilización y el reprocesamiento por medio de movimientos oculares (EMDR) ha suscitado ungran número de estudios desde su aparición en 1989. El objetivo principal de este artículo es describir sudesarrollo y evolución hasta la…

En déconstruisant la thérapie de désensibilisation et de retraitement par les mouvements oculaires (EMDR), les chercheurs ont découvert que l’effet des mouvements oculaires sur les souvenirs négatifs est probablement dû à l’administrateur…

Introduzione. Esistono pochi studi che hanno indagato gli effetti di una psicoterapia ritenuta efficace sulle alterazioni strutturali delle regioni cerebrali associate al disturbo da stress post-traumatico (PTSD). Ci siamo, pertanto, proposti di…

The current literature on victims of sex trafficking lacks adequate research on effective therapeutic treatments for this population. This study aims to find an effective therapy for female victims of sex trafficking to treat trauma-related symptoms…

Objective: In recent years, there has been growing interest in intensive treatment programs for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), since these are characterized by low drop-out rates, whereas treatment effects are presumably similar but faster…
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