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Literature points to cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) as evidence-based therapies for trauma-related disorders. Treatments are typically administered in a vis-à-vis setting with patients…

Since 2007, mental health workers in sub-Saharan Africa have been trained in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. This qualitative study used an Afrocentric design with thematic analysis to investigate adaptations to the EMDR…

Purpose: This review discusses the efficacy of trauma-specific interventions among juvenile offenders. Method: The reviewers conducted a comprehensive search of trauma intervention studies completed in the United States in peer-reviewed journals,…

Objective: To determine whether brief treatments provide psychological relief after traumatic events in low-resource communities. Method: Participants (n 105) who had experienced a traumatic event within the past 6 months were randomly assigned to 1…

Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD) is a diagnostic entity included in the International Classifications of Diseases, 11th revision (ICD-11). It denotes a severe form of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and is the result of prolonged…

Tinnitus is a common and distressing symptom affecting at least 10% of the population. It is poorly understood. There are many proposed therapies but a significant lack of well-controlled trials. This study is a secondary analysis from our recent…

Evidence indicating the relationship between trauma and substance use disorders (SUDs), in addition to relapse and treatment retention rates for this population, suggests there is a need for a trauma-focused solution to treat SUDs. Eye movement…

Background: Little is known about the effects of targeting memories of adverse (childhood) events in people with a personality disorder (PD). Objective: Determining the effectiveness of brief EMDR therapy in individuals with PD. Method: In a…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a specific treatment modality that utilizes bilateral stimulation to help individuals who have experienced trauma. This stimulation can occur in a variety of forms, including left-right eye…

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Exploring the nature of trauma and how best to deal with it is not only a timely task, it is a necessary one. While COVID, isolation, and social unrest don’t necessarily cause trauma—trauma is about how one reacts to a thing, not the thing in…

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In 16 sessions, Mary J Held went from hiding out in her home, controlled by trauma, to a more active life full of joy."Unfreezing Trauma: My Private Journal of EMDR Recovery" is an honest, fearless telling of Mary’s recovery from multiple traumatic…

Background:Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) carries a high disease burden worldwide, yet significant barriers exist to providing and accessing treatment for PTSD, particularly in refugee populations and in low- and middle-income countries. There…

Background:Parents of children with severe inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs) frequently face stressful events related to the disease of their child and are consequently at high risk for developing parental posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).…

The main purpose of this systematic review was to compare the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in children and adolescents who experienced trauma. Empirical studies suggest…

Since its inception in 1987, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has been the subject of lively debate and controversy, rigorous research both nationally and internationally, and is now used by licensed practitioners across…

Background: Psychosis is a public health concern. There is increasing evidence suggesting trauma can play a pivotal role in the development and maintenance of psychosis. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an effective treatment…

Psychological trauma is a silent epidemic which presents as a global public health issue, often in the form of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy is an empirically supported treatment…

Background:Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapeutic approach that has originally been developed to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Recently it has been suggested as a complementary therapy in a wide…

Trichotillomania is characterized by recurrent pulling out of hair. It is a chronic disorder that causes functional impairment. Although trichotillomania has been known for a long time, no algorithms for its treatment have been created by now. In its…

Amaç: Fantom ağrısının (FA) tedavisinde Eye Movements of Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) terapisinin etkinliği araştırılmıştır. Yöntem: Çalışmaya GATA Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji bölümünde yatan ve ampütasyon uygulanmış 14 hasta alınmıştır. Dört…

The Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Group Protocol with Children (EMDR-GP/C) was first developed by Korkmazlar following the Marmara earthquake in Turkey in 1999 and can be adapted for different populations. This study focused on…

Objective: To evaluate the effect of EMDR Therapy treatment in fifty-two Thai people with psychological trauma. Methods: Implementation of standard EMDR therapy protocol for fifty-two Thai people with psychological trauma who received treatment at…

Background:Death by suicide continues to be a global public health concern with little research demonstrating the effectiveness of treatment options. This exploratory study exams the efficacy of Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)…

“The therapy I used to help me was called EMDR, it works faster so it was much cheaper,” she said. “CBT [Cognitive Behavioral Therapy] didn’t work for me personally. So if it doesn’t work for you, try EMDR. It’s free in some countries.” (Excerpt)

Jameela Jamil is not the first person in the public eye to reveal that they suffer from PTSD and have undergone EMDR therapy. (Excerpt)

It has only been in this last decade that trauma-focused treatments (TFT) have been studied in patients with psychotic disorders. Before, the paradigm stated that TFT was contraindicated in these patients because clinicians and researchers assumed…

Background: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an evidenced-based treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Forensic mental health services provide assessment and treatment of people with mental illness and a history of…

Trauma psychotherapy, especially EMDR therapy, can be thought of as emotional surgery. [Excerpt]

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We aimed to assess changes in the attachment internal working model and reflective function (RF) as mechanisms of change in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) treatment for patients with traumatic memories. Twenty adult female…

The American Psychological Association (APA) developed a clinical practice guideline (CPG) to provide recommendations on psychological and pharmacological treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults. This paper is a summary of the…

A terapia EMDR está fortemente ligada aos estudos sobre a memoria. O tratamento EMDR baséase na identificación, acceso, e procesamento das memorias asociadas cos problemas actuais do paciente, é dicir, aquelas experiencias que o cerebro non podería…

Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an evidence-based psychotherapy which has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a first-choice treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (WHO, 2013). The new…

Background:Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) have been empirically validated as effective psychotherapeutic interventions for treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This single…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is included in many international trauma treatment guidelines and is also shortlisted as an evidence-based practice for the treatment of psychological trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress…

“You may understand that the abuse wasn’t your fault cognitively ... but deep down inside, you may feel like, ‘I’m bad. It’s my fault.’ So we have them think about that experience and that negative belief, and we process that to the point where…

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Background: Trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are prevalent in patients with personality disorders. Despite the established efficacy of eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) for PTSD, EMDR has barely been examined in…

Uvod: U prikazu slučaja opisana je primjena terapije desensitizacije i reprocesiranja uz pomoć pokreta očiju - EMDR-a (eng. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reproccesing – EMDR), u tretmanu rane traume kod adolescentice kojoj je dijagnosticirana…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is “a psychotherapy treatment that was originally designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories,” the EMDR Institute website explains. [Excerpt]

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews recognizes several trauma-focused therapies as evidence-based and thus recommended treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (Bisson, Roberts, Andrew, Cooper, & Lewis, 2013). However, there is no…

Do you remember the scene in Netflix’s Russian Doll where Nadia’s adopted aunt and psychologist, Ruth, coaches a client through a traumatic past experience while offering advice on how to improve his marriage? The bleary-eyed client recalls a…

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapy used primarily to treat trauma. The concept is that recalling the trauma while experiencing stimuli such as eye movement or hand tapping can help the brain reprocess those memories and…

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is recognized worldwide as an effective treatment for the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and all kinds of adverse life experiences. The literature on the clinical…

One of the most complete definitions of Trauma describes it as an "extreme, unsustainable and inevitable threatening experience, in the face of which the individual experiences a sense of helplessness", an event outside the range of usual human…

Background:Psychological interventions, in particular those derived from cognitive- behavioural therapy frameworks, and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing, are effective for reducing post-traumatic stress disorder and associated distress.…

El trastorno por estrés postraumático (TEPT) es uno de los trastornos de ansiedad que presenta un mayor abanico de síntomas: reexperimentación persistente del trauma, evitación conductual y cognitiva de los estímulos asociados al trauma e…
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