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The information presented in this article intends to assist clinicians in developing effective treatment goals for clients with bipolar disorder by integrating interpersonal social rhythm therapy (IPSRT) and eye movement desensitization and…

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…

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…

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…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a method of psychological therapy that has been used in treating various types of trauma in different populations. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to collect data on EMDR and see how…

Objective: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)—an evidence-based approach to eliminate emotional distress from traumatic experiences—was recently suggested for the treatment of chronic pain. The aim of this study was to estimate…

La dépression constitue l’un des troubles psychiatriques les plus fréquents. La dépression post-partum affecte environ 9 % des femmes qui accouchent. Malgré des progrès importants en recherche, pharmacothérapie et psychothérapie, les…

Objective: After loss of a loved one, grief is a normal period, and its negative impacts abate over time. However, long-term grief may decrease life quality. Prolonged grief disorder (PGD) is characterized by functional impairment in consequence of…

Background: Progressive counting (PC) is a recently developed trauma treatment that has shown promise in several studies with nontherapy- client samples. Aim: The aim of this archival study was to determine whether PC’s effectiveness found in other…

This study compared the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) with an integrated cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention for grief. Nineteen participants (12 females and 7 males) who identified themselves as…

Supervisión de casos es un nuevo apartado regular del Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. En este artículo, una terapeuta de desensibilización y reprocesamiento por movimientos oculares (EMDR) describe brevemente un caso complicado en el cual…

Mental health practitioners must be prepared to treat addiction-related issues―affecting up to 50% of mental health clients―whether or not clients present with addiction as a primary concern. This practical roadmap to the treatment of addictions…

Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders. Postpartum depression affects about 9% of women who give birth. Despite significant advances in research and in pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy, depressive disorders remain difficult to…

To our knowledge, no previous meta-analysis has attempted to compare the efficacy of pharmacological, psychological and combined treatments for the three main anxiety disorders (panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and social phobia).…

In this article, the concept of humanitarian aid, the basic needs in crisis situations, the definition of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and EMDR as a humanitarian intervention are explained. General needs and needs in Middle…

The Pathways model of sex offending (Ward & Siegert, 2002) suggests four primary interactive psychological mechanisms: intimacy and social skills deficits; distorted sexual scripts; emotional dysregulation; and offense-supportive beliefs.…

Four dimensions of consciousness, including time, thought, body, and emotion often become drastically altered as a result of traumatic experience. Even though such alterations in consciousness can be adaptive during the encounter of traumatic events,…

Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS), is characterized by widespread muscle pain, tenderness in muscles, sleep disorders, fatigue, concentration and memory problems, and frequently by psychological distress. It is very common and chronic. Unfortunately, there…

This workshop will present a comprehensive overview of how to treat Complex PTSD and dissociative personality structures within the AIP model. We call this a Cross-Training Model, because we are incorporating the therapeutic power of EMDR therapy…

Objective: This study investigated the effects of standard eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) protocol in chronically dependent patients. We propose that reprocessing traumatic memories with EMDR would lead to measurable changes of…

Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric sequel to a stressful event or situation of an exceptionally threatening or catastrophic nature. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been used in the management of PTSD for many…

Background and Objectives: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is effective, efficient, and well tolerated, but complex and resource-intensive to learn. Progressive counting (PC) is newer, has similar advantages and is easier to…

Child sexual abuse (CSA) is frequent, with rates for significant abuse estimated at 15-20% of the female population and 8-10% of the male population. Such CSA frequently leads to significant short-term and long-term sequalae including a multitude of…

Guatemala tiene una baja proporción de psicólogos para la población general (6.89 por cada 100,000 personas), lo que hace imperativo que los tratamientos terapéuticos sean exitosos, eficaces y eficientes. El presente estudio exploró la eficacia…

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) continues to attract both empirical and clinical interest due to its complex symptom profile and the underlying processes involved. Recently, research attention has been focused on the types of memory processes…

Comments on the article by B. E. Karlin and G. Cross. The article by Karlin and Cross clearly laid out how to disseminate and implement evidence-based psychotherapy in the Veterans Health Administration. The only problem is that the list of…

A single client with depression and chronic nightmares was treated with 4 sessions of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and showed a decrease in nightmares and improvement in general well-being. The client’s 2 nightmare images…

Background: Compulsions and cravings for smoking have been the subject of behavioral treatment. EMDR [1] is an established, effective treatment of trauma-based disorders [2]. Its use in the treatment of addictions and compulsions is relatively new.…

[reminds] grief counselors and traumatologists about the dangers of overspecialization / emphasizes that each approach offers unique strengths that should be synthesized evolution of modern thanatology / grief counseling / trauma counseling / death…

In this article the authors propose various treatment options for self-injury. Techniques from different theoretical approaches are introduced, and examples are given with regard to implementation in a clinical setting. Feminist and narrative…

The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in Resolving the Trauma Caused by the Road Accidents in the Sultanate of Oman. Three measures were used in this study, Trauma symptoms…

Reports the successful use of the eye movement desensitization procedure with a 15-yr-old female whose friend threatened her with a knife. The posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that developed in the S was treated with a combination of eye-movement…

Supervision de cas est une nouvelle rubrique régulière du Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. Dans cet article, un clinicien EMDR (désensibilisation et retraitement par les mouvements oculaires) décrit brièvement le cas difficile d'un homme,…

Die Entwicklung einer der neuesten erfolgreichen therapeutischen Entwicklungen in der Behandlung psychotraumatologischer Syndrome gelang Dr. Francine Shapiro vom Mental Research Institut in Palo Alto, Kalifornien. Eher zufällig, wie sie heute…

アメリカの臨床心理士F・シャピロが1989年に発表したこの方法は、今日、英、米、独、仏、豪、スウェーデン、…

It is important to note that according to the experts, the evaluated EMDR did not receive a rating of a first-line therapy for PTSD on any of the questions about individual psychotherapies (i.e., 13 through 17). [Excerpt]

I am writing out of concern that the recent Supplement, “The Expert Consensus Guideline Series: Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder” has some problems in presentation that may distort the findings. [Excerpt]

The Expert Consensus Guideline Series is a commendable endeavor, and the design has obviously been carefully thought out. However, although the Guidelines may represent the cutting edge in some respects, at least one element is definitely lagging…

Objective: This study systematically reviewed the evidence regarding the effects of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy for treating chronic pain. Design: Systematic review. Methods: We screened MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane…

While a growing body of evidence over the last 20 years has shown that EMDR provides effective trauma treatment for civilians, the VA has not conducted any EMDR research. Instead they have focused on pharmaceuticals, CPT and PE, and alternative…

In ambito ospedaliero l’intervento psicologico presenta peculiarità che rispondono ad alcune caratteristiche come : - la velocità di intervento; - l’ esigenza di applicare protocolli rapidi ed efficaci. La necessità della rapidità è data dal…

Treating older-adopted children entails consideration of multiple issues, including the parents’ adoption-related loss history, the child’s trauma, loss and attachment history, and the adoptive family’s dynamics. Therapist interventions target…

Meta-analyses by the Cochrane Review[20] and the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE)[21] found that traumafocused cognitive-behaviour therapy (TF-CBT) and eye movement and desensitising reprocessing (EMDR) as psychological interventions…

The military veteran population has received national attention for the struggles some of its members have had with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Currently, PTSD is treated within the VA using a number of pharmacologic and/or…

Suffering traumatic events and the stress disorders that may develop as a result of these experiences disrupt the successful daily functioning and the quality of a person’s life. The current art therapy protocols that serve to combat the effects of…

Although most people encounter at least one traumatic event over their lifetime, not all of them will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Lifetime prevalence of full-blown PTSD, known as an anxiety disorder, is in fact around 10%. In…
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