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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a relatively new psychological intervention which has mainly been utilized to treat PTSD symptoms. The following case study of a 75-year-old World War II veteran, however, illustrates that such…

This study examined emotional processing and outcome in 27 Vietnam veterans with chronic PTSD who underwent eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, with and without the eye movement component, in a crossover design. Results…

This study reports the results of a 5-year follow-up evaluation of 13 Vietnam combat veterans with chronic PTSD who participated in a study of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy previously reported in this journal.…

The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of eye movements in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and to test the efficacy of EMDR in the treatment of guilt associated with combat trauma. EMDR was compared to a non-eye…

Two new brief treatments, Alpha Theta Brainwave Training (ATBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) were compared to Systematic Muscle Relaxation (SMR) training during the treatment of 45 hospitalized veterans in the Chemical…

This study explored the effectiveness of a single session of three different treatments for traumatic memories. Subjects were 45 adult males, randomly assigned to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Flooding, or Placebo therapy…

Participants will: 1) be able to differentiate between survivor guilt, bystander guilt, and perpetrator guilt and will become familiar with some of the literature addressing this issue; 2) become familiar with common patterns of naturally-occurring…

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Errebo presents a case study of an Iraq War veteran with PTSD whose marriage was saved due to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. The case is especially relevant, given the numbers of soldiers returning from Iraq and…

The image is familiar: A combat veteran so bothered by the memories of war that he cannot live a normal life seeks therapy to erase his demons. What you won't recognize is the treatment he's now likely to receive. A new form of therapy, eye movement…

The therapy is known as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Even while the experimental and controversial treament is being heavily scrutinized largely because it looks so simple yet purports to achieve remarkable success it has…

The rapidity and thoroughness of EMDR therapeutic effectiveness, compared to more traditional methods of psychotherapy, calls for a general reconceptualization of the field. As EMDR and, perhaps, other new methods continue to demonstrate what…

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After reviewing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) technique, claimed to be the most successful in the treatment of most resistent intrusive symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), the authors report the case study of a…

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EMDR has been incorporated into the treatment programs of a number of VA Medical Centers. This symposium will explore the use of EMDR in the treatment of Vietnam combat veterans in both in- and out-patient settings. Each PTSD program has used EMDR in…

This report summarizes data gathered thus far from an ongoing study. Two groups (total N = 12) of Vietnam War veterans diagnosed with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) received a single session of exposure or Eye Movement Desensitization and…

Analyses of scaled self-report data from Vietnam War veterans receiving inpatient treatment for PTSD drawn during a program evaluation study suggested inpatient treatment as provided by the program resulted in significant improvement in the areas of…

United Kingdom military personnel have been involved in the recent Iraq war. While fatalities and casualties were relatively light compared to other conflicts historically, individual incidents can, nevertheless, have a lasting impact on individuals…

Replies to the comments by L. Waters (see record 84-36309) on the article by J. G. Carlson et al (see record 84-01737) regarding the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing treatment (EMDR) to treat posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)…

Comments on the article by J. G. Carlson et al (see record 84-01737) regarding the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing treatment (EMDR) to treat posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Vietnam veterans. The author suggests that EMDR…

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the short-term effectiveness of eye movement desensitization (EMD) in reducing negative affect associated with traumatic memory in PTSD patients. In addition to evaluating the general efficacy of the EMD…

Despite the clinical and social impact of PTSD, there are few controlled studies investigating its treatment. In this investigation, the effectiveness of two psychotherapeutic interventions for PTSD were compared using a randomized controlled outcome…

In discussing the use Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) with veterans with military-related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), an overview of the disorder will be provided. Additionally, salient aspects of PTSD will be…

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are producing more than just physical casualties. A study released last year shows that up to 17% of combat troops return with emotional problems, including PTSD. "In an honest: assessment of threats to this new…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMD/R) was investigated with 25 Vietnam combat veterans with PTSD, randomly assigned to EMD/R or a control condition. First, PTSD was assessed and subjects were assisted in developing a PTSD-related…

But a neurological process called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing as a possible cure for the disorder has piqued interest, and the WHO will send Denver psychiatrist Bert Furmansky across the world to see if the process can help some of…

Five hospitalized Vietnam combat veterans with chronic PTSD were treated with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a new psychotherapeutic procedure. Changes in previously refractory symptoms of intrusiveness and arousal were noted…

The EMDR trauma protocol was based, in part, on Shapiro's early work with combat veterans. In a time of ongoing military conflicts, private practitioners may be encountering the challenges of working with returning veterans for the first time. Using…

This man might benefit from EMDR, a technique that facilitates the brain's process of integrating traumatic experiences. A trained and credentialed practitioner helps the person access the memory in a safe environment and process the emotions to…

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Udero began treating him with a method of therapy he had just learned: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR.

Jones said the EMDR therapy, used with counseling helps veterans deal with traumatic incidents. not conquer them. She said EMDR won't erase trauma victims' memories, but it will help them cope with the memories' negative effect on their lives.

Know the Why and How to Choose Your What: Some Essentials of EMDR Model and Methodology: Part 2 of 2

He established the program and is a recognized expert in a form of stress therapy with a long, complex name known by its initials, EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing).

Administered EMDR to a 68-yr-old Native American man who suffered startle reactions, nightmares, and other posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms since service in World War II and the Korean War. Prior to EMDR, the S had moderate to severe…

A case of refractory PTSD was treated with Eye Movement Desensitization/Reprocessing (EMDR). Within one 60-minute session there was a dramatic resolution of two traumatic memories that persisted at nine-month follow-up. Long-standing personality…

In this chapter, we describe the current status of outcome research on behavioral and cognitive-behavioral therapy for PTSD. In this endeavor, we describe these treatments and outline their empirical foundations, providing rationale for their use. We…

In EMDR treatment, patients call to mind traumatic memories while following a counselor's finger with their eyes, said Peggy Moore, an Albuquerque social worker and one of the trainers in the state program. Exactly how that process helps a patient…

The issue of treatment tolerance within the field of psychotherapy is, at best, a nebulous construct and has been commonly evaluated via rates of subject attrition and homework compliance. This research presents the psychometric properties of a…

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Notes that the effects of war and terrorism can be long-lasting and discreet, emerging years later in different forms of psychological and physical strain in the body. In this work, the authors uncover how developments in Eye Movement Desensitization…

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This book reviews research and development; discusses theoretical constructs and possible underlying mechanisms; and presents protocols and procedures for treatment of adults and children with a range of complaints. Among the many clinical…

51 war veterans with PTSD symptomatology were randomly allocated to one of three conditions: two sessions of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), an equivalent procedure without EMDR, or a standard psychiatric support control…

4 Vietnam veterans diagnosed with PTSD were treated with 12 sessions of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), targeting their combat memories. An extensive multimodal assessment battery showed very substantial clinical improvement for…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a new and controversial cognitive-behavioural treatment technique that combines cognitive processing and exposure methodology to treat conditioned emotional responding and other trauma-related…

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This book reviews research and development; discusses theoretical constructs and possible underlying mechanisms; and presents protocols and procedures for treatment of adults and children with a range of complaints. Among the many clinical…

The efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMD/R) was compared with that of a control (no treatment) condition in the treatment of Vietnam combat veterans with postraumatic stress disorder. 27 volunteer subjects were randomly…

The aim of the study was to determine the effectiveness of the recently developed Eye Movement Desensitization (EMD) procedure on traumatic memory symptomatology. 22 subjects suffering from symptoms related to traumatic memories were used in the…

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To help veteran couples, therapists need to understand the effect of war on the warrior, the impact of the warrior's experience on intimate relationships, and effective individual and couple treatments. These considerations are discussed in this…

This purpose of this study was to investigate the role of eye movements in EMDR, and to test the efficacy of EMDR in the treatment of guilt associated with combat-trauma. A single-case multiple component cross-over design across seven participants…
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