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  • Tags: Special Populations

Background and aimsWe will present SOFTER study, a multicenter randomized controlled study. Studies show that 20% of patients who come to the emergency room after a stressful event will suffer from various aspecific symptoms, affecting their quality…

Background1999 Marmara earthquake had catastrophic consequences. Over the past 20 years, in our continuous visits to the affected regions, our clinical observation was that, while some of the earthquake survivors still showed earthquake-related PTSD…

BackgroundAdaptations of EMDR protocols have been made for disaster affected populations [1-8]. Since 2007 mental health workers in over 10 African countries have been trained in EMDR by HAP associations [9-11]. We describe how African therapists…

Many chronically traumatized children and families live in remote areas without access to specialized trauma treatment. Local practitioners need to be generalists and their isolated position often withholds them from taking the risk of opening up…

In Complex PTSD symtoms related to the traumatic events are intertwined with aspects of personality disorders, social stress symptoms, attachment difficulties, but sometimes also borderline intellectual functioning. An important question to be asked…

The contribution of the EMDR community to the latest critical and massive events occurring in Europe will be described, since EMDR therapy is having a role ofgreat interest working with victims of terroristic attacks and with the refugees and asylum…

In August 2014 Islamic State attacked Sinjar, Northern Iraq carrying out human atrocities on the Yezidi population. Yezidi female survivors were also taken as sex slaves by Jihadist fighters with some being returned via escape or through government…

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…

The presentation will start with a journalistic perspective on the Syrian/Iraqi conflict and on the living conditions of refugees in countries like Turkey, Iraqi Kurdistan, Jordan and Lebanon. Their governments are mainly focused on providing…

Protocolos especiais; Pacientes difíceis Special Protocols; Difficult Patients
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