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This preliminary study sought to evaluate the potential effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) as a treatment modality for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Using a singlecase design with multiple baselines across…

Several authors have found smaller hippocampal volumes in patients with PTSD and some have suggested that psychotropic drugs may promote hippocampus neurogenesis and reverse the decrease in hippocampus volume.1 However, the only study that has…

Over the past 2-3 years, clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and acute stress disorder (ASD) have been developed in the USA and UK. There remained a need, however, for the development of Australian CPGs for…

In this chapter, Marvasti and Colt explore the victims' response to trauma and examine nontraditional treatment models for psychological trauma. The TARGET model (Trauma Adaptive Recovery Group Education and Therapy) of treatment focuses on current…

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EMDR, a therapy primarily known for the treatment of trauma, can root out destructive cultural or generational intojects. It can target the cultural transmission of racism, sexism, class expectations, and the increasingly narrow parameters of…

The purpose of this study was to replicate the results of previous research with respect to EMD/R (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) and of this researcher's investigation of EMD/R treatment of public-speaking anxiety (Foley &…

This study explored the use of adding trauma resolution therapy to standard cognitive-behavioral relapse prevention therapy for sex offenders. Ten adjudicated sex offenders with sexual abuse histories were treated with eye movement desensitization…

Is eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing more effective than fluoxetine in people with post-traumatic stress disorder? van der Kolk BA, Spinazzola J, Blaustein ME, et al. A randomized clinical trial of eye movement desensitization and…

Stanley Milgram's classic experiments in the 1960s demonstrated that ordinary people would - with encouragement from authority figures - give escalating electric shocks to innocent people so painful that the subjects, who were actually in league with…

This study investigated the experiences of several hundreds of participants who had undertaken EMDR training in the United Kingdom and Ireland over the last ten years. The research group was drawn from both the membership of the EMDR UK and I…

Reports on the findings from a clinical trial suggesting the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). How EMDR is conducted.

EMDR is an important therapy in the treatment of complex PTSD, including dissociative disorders and certain personality disorders. This presentation will provide solutions to problems within the 8 phases of EMDR. Objectives include managing triggers…

The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate the effects of EMDR on state and trait anxiety and anger levels associated with developmental traumas of sexual offenders in outpatient sex offender treatment. A qualitative component explored…

This randomized controlled study investigated the effects of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in the treatment of alcohol dependency. EMDR was applied to reprocess the addiction memory (AM) in chronically dependent patients. The…

This article reviews and analyzes two national studies of the efficacy of treatment for war veterans suffering from post–traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Acareful analysis of the studies conducted by the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)…

This special issue on eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) treatment of recent events and community disasters gathers information on the application of EMDR in situations of extreme chaos, disaster, violence, and war. The authors…

Psychoanalysis and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) are, in manifest technique, utterly different. Nevertheless, both may draw upon universal and natural processes of healing the mind. EMDR appears to facilitate the processing of…

So why does the dodo bird win again? Benish suspects that attempts to identify unique aspects of any particular therapy create an artificial taxonomy that obscures some common factors that all effective treatments share. It calls to mind Harvard…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a complex method which combines elements of behavioral and client- centered approaches. Briefly, the procedure involves having the client concentrate intensely on the most distressing segment of…

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures are paroxysmal episodes that mimic true epileptic seizures but are not brain-based. Rather, for many patients they are somatic representations of trauma. Until recently, little has been known about types of mental…

Refugees, who suffer from PTSD because of long-term, and repeated traumatic experiences (Type II trauma), can be successfully treated with EMDR, under certain conditions and when it is embedded in a broader therapeutic context.

Göz Hareketleriyle Duyarsızlaştırma ve Yeniden İşleme (EMDR) ve kontrollü araştırma destek olmak amacıyla Travma Sonrası Stres Bozukluğu (TSSB) ilk tedavilerden biridir artık giderek diğer psikolojik bozukluklar kadar uzatıldı. Bu çalışmada anksiyete…

The URGES approach is a theory and protocol to treat trauma and addiction simultaneously. It combines hypnotherapy, ego state work, alternate bilateral stimulation, and energy psychology.It was developed to meet the need to address trauma without…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) has enjoyed rapid dissemination and adoption since being introduced by Christine Shapiro in the 1980s as a 1-session treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other anxiety disorders.…

Post-traumatic stress disorder, like any other psychological trauma, is difficult to diagnose, and often, even more difficult to treat. Unlike setting a fractured bone or removing a ruptured appendix, there's just no physical way to cure this…

This video presents information on treating complex PTSD. Topics discussed include: Importance of Stabilization Work, Stabilization Techniques, Adjunctive Therapies in PTSD Treatment, EMDR as Resource Development, Psychodrama, Group Therapy,…

In this video series, Bessel van der Kolk and other clinicians from The Trauma Center, along with therapists Joyanna Silberg and Frances Waters, describe the assessment tools and therapeutic approaches that they have found most useful in working the…

Discusses eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR)--a controversial new treatment for psychological trauma. Talk of EMDR has been sweeping through the popular press over the past few months. Headlines have called the treatment…

In this program, four patients come to grips with their phobias by undergoing treatments involving behavioral therapy, flooding, and EMDR, eye-movement desensitization reprocessing--with impressive results.

This study examined the effects of EMDR (Shapiro, 2002) and DeTUR (Popky, 2005) on three sexual offenders' risk to re-offend. Participants were given pretests and treatment outcomes were measured post treatment and 90 days thereafter using the IES-R…

Previous research has indicated that individuals with chronic pain who exhibit adaptive coping mechanisms are more likely to manage their pain effectively. If they experienced little success with pain management in the past, they are not likely to…

Mit den zunehmenden Forschungsergebnissen im Bereich psychotraumatischer Störungen sind auch neuere erfolgreiche Zugänge wie die EMDR-Methode entwickelt und anerkannt worden. Die von Dr. Francine Shapiro entwickelte und in ihrer Effektivität gut…

This chapter critically summarizes state-of-the-art knowledge relevant to the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) treatment for traumatic stress. We review empirical evidence and pertinent meta-analyses since the first edition…

This article reviews empirical support for treatments targeting women sexually assaulted during adolescence or adulthood. 32 articles were located using data from 20 separate samples. Of the 20 samples, 12 targeted victims with chronic symptoms, 3…

EMDR can impact genetic and non-genetic endogenous, trauma-based, and attachment-based depression. This presentation cites reseach and clinical experience to overlap biological understanding with EMDR's AIP to bring EMDR techniques to the treatment…

Balanced scientific reviews have found EMDR to be both effective and efficient. A task force of the American psychological Association Division 12 (Clinical Psychology) evaluated approaches for the treatment of PTSD and rated exposure therapy,…
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