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Objective:The objective of this article is to report on an emergency posttraumatic treatment following the November 13, 2015 attacks in Paris. Method:Thirty-six children and 20 adults were treated with EMDR therapy or debriefing within 48 hours after…

Background: Recent data suggest that 10–20% of injury patients will suffer for several months after the event from diverse symptoms, generally referred to as post-concussion-like symptoms (PCLS), which will lead to a decline in quality of life. A…

Southeast Asia contains high numbers of traumatised populations arising from either natural disasters or interpersonal violence. Consequently, the need for empirically based trauma treatments, compromised by insufficiency in appropriately trained…

Up to 20% of patients presenting at an emergency room (ER) after a stressful event will for several months suffer from very diverse long-lasting symptoms and a potentially significant decline in quality of life, often described as post…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) are established evidence-based methods for treating traumatized adults. Studies examining treatment of traumatized children have found…

Background:Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is prevalent in children, adolescents and adults. Without adequate intervention PTSD is likely to harm wellbeing of patients. A broad range of treatment modalities have been developed for treatment of…

The effectiveness of EMDR therapy in treating veterans diagnosed with PTSD was evaluated in this study using two treatment formats: intensive daily EMDR treatment provided twice a day during a 10-day period and a second format of one session each…

The singer is trying it, and while it was once controversial, it now has NHS approval. What is Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing, and how does it compare to CBT?

The following dissertation presents an Alternative Healing Program (AHP), a new program that will integrate evidence-based practices and alternative healing practices in rural Hawaii among homeless adults diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder…

Melanie Brown (aka Mel B) announced over the weekend that she plans to seek treatment to help manage issues related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), alcohol, and sex. “The past six months have been incredibly difficult for me,” she told U.K.…

Mel B also said she is ready to confront her issues head-on. Not only will this include addiction treatment, but treating her PTSD with therapy. She told The Sun: "I have recently been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and on August 9,…

She also revealed that she has started a psychotherapy course, Eye Movement Desensitisation, and Reprocessing (EMDR). While doing this for her own good, she is also doing it for the sake of her three children. Sharing that she was diagnosed with PTSD…

This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) technique on soldiers' chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The population was all soldiers with PTSD psychiatric records in the Salman…

Background: According to symptom oriented of drug therapy in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eye movement, desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) were increasingly used. The aim of this…

The existence of child physical and sexual abuse was covered up for a very long time, all until the beginning of the 1960s. The recognition of the existence and frequency of various types of child abuse and neglect encouraged numerous experts to look…

This randomized controlled trial extended the investigation previously conducted by Jarero et al. (2015) which found that the eye movement desensitization and reprocessing Integrative Group Treatment Protocol adapted for ongoing traumatic stress…

Recognition of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in older adults is often difficult due to its complicated presentation. Once recognized, trauma symptoms can, in accordance with (inter)national guidelines, be successfully treated with eye movement…

The study investigated whether EMDR is a feasible therapy for adults with ASD and a history of adverse events, and whether it is associated with reductions in symptoms of PTSD, psychological distress and autism. Participants received 6 to 8 weeks…

Introduction: The numbers of refugees and asylum seekers worldwide are record high (UNHCR, 2015) and continuously increasing. The research discussed in this theory paper illustrates that the refugee and asylum-seeker groups are in greater risk of…

Traumatic life events can result in severe psychiatric conditions among which posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the most prevalent. Due to high comorbidity with other psychiatric diagnoses, PTSD treatment is challenging. In older adults, the…

Objective: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a trouble that arises in the aftermath of a traumatic event. The overwhelming resulting stressful memory can be desensitized by a brief therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).…

Herr F., ein heute 60 Jahre alter Mann, hat durch jahrelange Gewalterfahrungen in frühester Kindheit und durch sexuelle Übergriffe im Jugendalter vielfache Schwierigkeiten im Sozialkontakt. Sein Alltag ist geprägt von Impulsdurchbrüchen und…

Description:As a social worker in the child maltreatment field, there are a great deal of challenges throughout the investigation and treatment stages while working with children and their families. This case study will demonstrate the complexities…

Organisations, particularly within the emergency services area, have long recognised the need to provide support to those workers who face extremely challenging or traumatic events during their ordinary working day. The resilience of these front-line…

A recent paper by Dominguez and Lee (2017) discussed several methodological and statistical errors made by the American Psychological Association (APA) in defining Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) efficacy for PTSD as weaker than…

در میان جانبازان شیوع بالایی دارد، از سوی دیگر، (PTSD) مقدمه: با توجه به اینکه میزان اختلال استرس پس از سانحه این اختلال مشکلات عدی د های برای جانبازان و خانوا ده ها ایجاد م یکند، بر علائم (EMDR) هدف: هدف پژوهش حاضر تعیین تأثیر روش درمان حساسیت زدایی…

L’exposition à une maladie mortelle comme le cancer peut constituer une expérience traumatique qui dans certains cas peut conduire au développement d’un état de stress post-traumatique (ESPT). Au cours des dernières années, plusieurs études ont…

الملخص لقد اثبتت الكثير من الدراسات الحديثة التي استعملت طريقة تخفيف التحسس واعادة المعالجة من خلال حركة العينين Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) كطريقة في علاج الصدمة النفسية والتي اكتشفتها العالمة الامريكية شابيرو عام 1987…

On 26 April 2017, the Hillsborough Inquiry concluded that 96 Liverpool fans were unlawfully killed and that police and emergency services were negligent. The Hillsborough Disaster on 15 April 1989, remains the most serious tragedy to date in UK…

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) resulting from perpetration, is highly prevalent in forensic populations and has been associated with future risk of anger, aggressive behavior, and criminal recidivism. Since forensic psychiatry aims at reducing…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), a form of psychotherapy for individuals with post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), has long been a controversial topic, hampered in part by a lack of understanding of the neural mechanisms that…

WHO (2013), NICE (2015) and UKPTS (McFetridge et al., 2017) guidelines equally recommend trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT) and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR Therapy) as the psychological therapies of…

L’expérience du cancer est un facteur de stress particulier au sein de l’infrastructure de l’état de stress post-traumatique (ESPT) car cette maladie débilitante implique des facteurs de stress permanents, et elle est à la fois aiguë et…

Background. Current literature shows that posttraumatic stress disorder and complex posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms differ. Although the psychological treatments available for posttraumatic disorder are well established, little is known about…

Objectives. Individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have neurocognitive deficits in verbal memory and executive functioning. In this study, we examined whether memory and executive functioning changed over the course of treatment and…

Efficacy of EMDR and TF-CBT for posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) was explored through meta-analysis. A comprehensive search yielded 494 studies of children and adolescents with PTSS who received treatment with these evidence-based therapeutic…

The presentation provides a review of the literature on neuropsychological impact of PTSD and reports 3 single case studies, which investigated whether EMDR would change the neuropsychological responses. Neuropsychological evaluations of attention,…

Background:Up to 20% (1) of patients presenting at an Emergency Room (ER) after a stressful event will suffer durably of various very diverse long-lasting symptoms (headaches, memory problems, concentration problems, personality changes,…

The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) occurs following exposure to a traumatic event. In particular, it results in a deficit of emotional regulation involving the amygdalae and the prefrontal cortex. We have been able to show, using EMDR therapy,…

This case study investigated the effects of an eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)-based divorce recovery group, consisting of four modalities: (a) modified EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol adapted for adolescents and adults…

Objective: The article describes the state of the research on psychoncology with a focus on EMDR approach to this area of expertise. Method: Qualitative analysis of the existing literature. Results: Epidemiological data, together with ACEs studies,…

Objective: The aim of the study is to investigate the efficacy of EMDR R-TEP interventions with residents suffering from post-traumatic symptoms. Method: The study employed a waitlist/delayed treatment control group design and participants were…

In this second issue, the reader will find papers about different topics, written by some of the major scholars of the items: EMDR and Complicated Grief (by Roger Solomon), EMDR and Personality Disorders (by Dolores Mosquera), EMDR in Emergency (by…

Aim: There is an extensive body of research examining the efficacy of Eye-Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy in treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This systematic narrative review aimed to systematically, and…

A substantial minority develops posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the months following a traumatic event. Central to disorder is an unwanted memory about the traumatic event. Though psychological treatment exists for PTSD, a significant number…

Research by doctoral candidate Claire Stramrood and her colleagues of the Netherlands was published in the March, 2012 edition of Birth, The Patient Observer: Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing for the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress…
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