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In this presentation we illustrate the effects of combining eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (E.M.D.R) therapy and theory of structural dissociation of the personality (T.S.D.P) on dissociative and post-traumatic stress disorder…

Background: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapeutic approach that has demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) through several randomized controlled trials (RCT). Solid…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy has been widely recognized as an efficacious treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In the last years more insight has been gained regarding the efficacy of EMDR therapy in a broad…

Background: Negative delivery experiences can result in psychological disorders like postpartum depression, anxiety, psychosis and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) has been shown to be…

Objective: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an effective intervention for patients with panic disorder (PD). From a theoretical perspective, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy could also be useful in the treatment of PD…

La exposición a una enfermedad potencialmente mortal como el cáncer puede constituir una experiencia traumática que, en algunos casos, puede dar lugar al desarrollo de un trastorno por estrés postraumático (TEPT). En los últimos años, varios…

Les données disponibles montrent que les auteurs de violences sexuelles ont connu des niveaux d'expériences défavorables de l'enfance (ACE : adverse childhood experiences) plus élevés que ceux vécus par la population générale ou d'autres…

This article presents the detailed case of a 27-year-old man who began to suffer from intrusive imagery after watching a brutal scene in the TV series Game of Thrones. The content of the intrusive imagery included images of people with enucleated…

Shapiro's adaptive information processing (AIP) model hypothesizes that chronic parenting stress may result from past distressing parental experiences that were not adaptively processed. Our correlational study conducted a preliminary test of the AIP…

In 2015, more than 1.5 million refugees arrived in Germany, many severely traumatized. Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has been proven to be an effective treatment for acute and chronic traumatic stress symptoms. A…

The aim of this preliminary study was to evaluate the effectiveness of specially trained and supervised paraprofessionals in administering the eye movement desensitization and reprocessing Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) to reduce…

In 2006 and 2007, around 0.4 and 0.7% of all German soldiers involved in missions abroad were registered as suffering from PTSD. The frequency of PTSD in the German Armed Forces was assessed from army records. All soldiers admitted to the German…

Posttraumatic stress disorder is a psychophysiological disorder, characterized by the following: chronic sympathetic nervous activation; persisting perceptual/sensory vigilance for threats; recurrent distressing memories of the event, including…

Reports an error in 'EMDR treatment for children with PTSD: Results of a randomized controlled trial' by Abdulbaghi Ahmad, Bo Larsson and Viveka Sundelin-Wahlsten (Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 2007, Vol 61[5], 349-354). In the presentation of the…

Background: This study aimed to evaluate eye-movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) as a treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), by comparison to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based on exposure and response prevention.…

‘Early psychological intervention’ is defined as commencing treatment within three months of the traumatic event, with the aim to prevent or treat posttraumatic stress disorder, ongoing distress or acute stress disorder. In natural disaster…

Background: The Eating Beliefs Questionnaire (EBQ) is a 27-item self-report measure that assesses positive and negative beliefs about binge eating. It has been validated and its factor structure explored in a non-clinical sample. This study tested…

Grief is a normal response to loss of someone to whom a bond was formed; however, prolonged grief is considered pathological. Persistent complex bereavement disorder (PCBD) is defined as a persistent longing for the deceased over 12 months. Several…

Aim:Both trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy and antidepressant medication are regarded as the first line treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, little is known about sequential or combined efficacy of these two…

Suicide and suicidal behavior are major public health concerns, and affect 3–9% of the population worldwide. Despite increased efforts for national suicide prevention strategies, there are still few effective interventions available for reducing…

Background:Practice guidelines for childhood posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recommend trauma-focused psychotherapies, mainly cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a brief…

Background:Increasing evidence indicates that individuals who develop severe mental illness (SMI) are also vulnerable to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), due to increased risk of exposure to traumatic events and social adversity. The…

Aims and Background: Annually about 200-500 million amputations occur around world because of disease, trauma and congenital defects among which approximately 85% are in limbs. For those with amputation, the phantom limb pain is a serious problem and…

Background: Torture survivors face multiple problems, including psychological difficulties, whether they are refugees or remain in the country where they were tortured. Provision of rehabilitation varies not only with the needs of survivors and…

Children and adolescents are a vulnerable group to develop post-traumatic stress symptoms after natural or man-made disasters. In the light of increasing numbers of refugees under the age of 18 years worldwide, there is a significant need for…

Sport psychologists are increasingly confronted with performance difficulties where athletes mysteriously lose the ability to execute automatic movements. Traditionally referred to as the yips or lost move syndrome, the generic term performance…

In this study we make a novel contribution by examining the effects of an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) intervention on detrimental prospective imagery in four amateur golfers, using a single-case multiple-baseline…

Introduction La thérapie Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) représente une avancée majeure dans la prise en charge des troubles psychotraumatiques. Créée en 1989 aux USA dans un contexte culturel occidentalo-centré, sa…

Recovery of stress-induced structural alterations in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) remains largely unexplored. This study aimed to determine whether symptoms improvement is associated with GM density changes of brain structures involved in…

We investigated eye movement during past and future thinking. Participants were invited to retrieve past events and to imagine future events while their scan path was recorded by an eye-tracker. Past thinking triggered more fixation (p < .05), and…

Disruption of fear conditioning, its extinction and its retrieval are at the core of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Such deficits, especially fear extinction delay, disappear after Alternating Bilateral Stimulations (BLS) during Eye Movement…

El dolor lumbar crónico inespecífico (DLCI) es una enfermedad frecuente e incapacitante en población adulta, que genera costes elevados por las cargas sanitarias y laborales que implica. En estudios previos se ha demostrado la relación entre el…

Pour cet ouvrage de 700 pages, le Professeur Cyril Tarquinio s’est entouré de Marie-Jo Brennstuhl, Hélène Delluci, Martine Iracane, Jenny Ann Rydberg, Michel Silvestre, et Eva Zimmerman afin de se lancer dans une synthèse « de 20 ans de…

Background: Practice guidelines for childhood Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) recommend trauma-focused psychotherapies, mainly Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a brief…

Objective: The EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is an innovative therapeutic approach to cope with emotional difficulties and traumatic sexual events. Nevertheless, there is little experience in its use for the psychotherapeutic…

Objective:This study seeks to evaluate the beneficial effects of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) psychotherapy in the treatment of Phantom Breast Syndrome (PBS) patients. The syndrome can be defined as the sensation of breast…

Dr. Francine Shapiro (2001) posits that older memories generally can be treated by concentrating on one part of the event and that targeting this one part usually results in the whole memory being reprocessed since the reprocessing effect has become…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a new treatment recommended for vaginismus. To investigate the effectiveness of EMDR in lifelong vaginismus (LLV), a quasi-experimental study with a pre-test and post-test design was conducted.…

Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the more commonly occurring mental disorders following potentially traumatizing events soldiers may encounter when deployed abroad. One of the first-line recommended treatment options is eye…

Numerous investigations into music performance anxiety have focused on the conscious mind. However, little research has focused on implicit processes for alleviation of this condition. Cognitive hypnotherapy (CH) and eye movement desensitisation and…

The present study aimed to compare the effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in reducing PTSD symptoms severity among Iranian children 20 months after the 2008 Qeshm earthquake.…

To date, there have been two EMDR related studies that have explored clinicians’ experiences of integrating EMDR, post training, back into the participants’ clinical environment. One of the aspects that materialised from both these studies…

Stress and distress have been suggested to prolong difficult-to-control asthma (DTCA), that is, asthma that is not under control despite optimal medical treatment. A pediatric pulmonologist referred a 16-year-old girl with DTCA in whom…

therapy approach Brainspotting (BSP) in comparison to the established Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) approach for the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Method: The sample consisted of 76 adults seeking…

Bilişsel davranışçı terapi (BDT) ve göz hareketleri ile duyarsızlaştırma ve yeniden işleme (EMDR) uygulamaları, travma hastalarında son dönemde sık kullanılmaya başlanan tedavi yöntemlerindendir. Travma Sonrası Stres Bozukluğu…

Introduction: Thalassemia is the most common genetic diseases in the world and especially in our country. For many reasons, including chronic disease, health care costs, fear of early death, disease statues led to Depression, psychological and social…
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