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Background:Clinical death is etiologically non-specific state of reversible cessation of blood circulation and breathing, the two necessary criteria to sustain life. Serious consequences in form of anxiety and/or depression can remains after…

Background:Substance use disorders (SUD) are patterns of substance use leading to severe impairment on social, working and economic levels. In vivo and clinical findings have enhanced the role of the brain's stress-related system in maintaining SUD…

Background: The psychological treatment of choice for patients with severe posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is cognitive behavioural exposure therapy or Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR). Whilst these are the most effective…

El objetivo de este estudio preliminar fue evaluar la efectividad del tratamiento con el Protocolo Grupal e Integrativo con Terapia EMDR (EMDR-IGTP por sus siglas en inglés), aplicado por paraprofesionales especialmente seleccionados, entrenados y…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a popular treatment for PTSD. However, little is known about the memory effects of EMDR. Using a misinformation paradigm, we examined whether lateral eye movements, as used in EMDR, enhance…

Background and Objectives: Bilateral eye-movements (EMs) and visual mental imagery both require working memory resources. When performed together, they compete for these resources, which can cause various forms of mental imagery to become impaired…

This piece is a commitment and a promise to honor, with reverential love, those stories that are interwoven with mine. In a respectful homage to the summation of all those hearts that have honored my mission; always at the service of that which Is…

The aim of this article is to give an Acute Trauma and Ongoing Traumatic Stress Theoretical Conceptualization based on Dr. Francine Shapiro Adaptive Information (AIP) Processing Model that could serve as a working hypothesis to expand the clinical…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a psychotherapeutic approach with recognized efficiency in treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which is being used and studied in other psychiatric diagnoses partially based on adverse and…

Background: Treatment studies in PTSD patients have mostly focused on adverse psychopathological outcomes whereas positive outcomes have received less attention. Objectives of this study were to investigate posttraumatic growth in response to two…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapy of choice for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The mechanism of EMDR therapy is still unknown but it is hypothesized to favor memory reconsolidation. A new learning occurs…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is one of the two most empirically supported treatments for adult populations with noncombat, single-episode posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with the other being exposure therapy. This entry…

Unprocessed trauma can have a devastating impact on all areas of development (Van der Kolk et al., 2009). Chronically traumatised children can be difficult to engage in trauma-focused treatment, especially when they are removed from their families by…

Do eye movements primarily affect emotion, as in Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR), or memory retrieval, as in Saccade-Induced Retrieval Enhancement (SIRE)? Despite growing confidence in the effectiveness of the former, the…

Les études cliniques portant sur l’efficacité de l’ Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) dans le traitement du trouble panique avec ou sans agoraphobie s’avèrent décevantes. Ainsi, malgré de nombreuses études de cas…

In my opinion there is a very real place for EMDR as a treatment in prisons and there are particular aspects in relation to the positive results of therapy, in addition to trauma resolution, that would provide excellent subject matter for future…

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An overview of the clinical applications of EMDR is attempted in this article. The review is by no means exhaustive, rather, a sampling of research findings have been collated with a view of addressing commonly asked questions regarding EMDR therapy,…

Objective: In literature, recent evidence has shown that the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis can be dysregulated in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and HPA axis hormones may predict the psychotherapy treatment response…

Although low self-esteem has been found to be an important factor in the development and maintenance of psychopathology, surprisingly little is known about its treatment. This study investigated the effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitization and…

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a clinical condition that may develop after a person experienced a traumatic event. PTSD can be considered as a disorder in which a fear conditioned response fails to extinguish, leading to several symptoms…

In sum, reprocessing of traumatic memories effectively helped the patient to remit from PTSD and positive psychotic symptoms. Symptom levels had decreased even further at 6-month follow-up. The patient reported that her disturbing “images” had…

Background and objectives: A growing body of research has shown that negative, intrusive mental imagery plays a prevalent and causal role in social anxiety, and is qualitatively different to voluntarily generated imagery. Negative imagery can be…

Objective: Eating disorders (EDs) are considered an emergency from a medical, health and social point of view in all Western countries. Alongside the great attention paid to the subject in public and social media, EDs are a source of perplexity both…

Objective: The article outlines the state of the research on EMDR therapy of Panic Disorder (PD) and Agoraphobia. Method: Qualitative analysis of the existing literature. Results: One pilot study (Faretta, 2013) as well as single and series of…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) (Shapiro, 2001), is an evidence based therapy for PTSD and could be effective in the treatment of traumatized and therefore, has been endorses as a treatment of choice in many national and…

Objective: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) is the most studied and empirically validated form of treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). However, this therapeutic modality can be extremely…

Objective:The aim of thie review is to examine the effiacy of EMDR treatment on children and adolescents with post traumatic stress disorder symptoms through comparisons with other established trauma treatment or no treatment control groups.Method:It…

Objective: Depression is one of the most common mental disorder, with huge societal costs. Although psychotherapy and medication can improve remission rates, the success rates of current treatments are limited. Given the recent research indicating…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is considered highly efficacious for the treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and has proved to be a valid treatment approach with a wide range of applications. However, EMDR’s mechanisms…

EMDR is now considered as an elective treatment for PTSD and its efficacy is being proved in several other psychological conditions. Nevertheless, the EMDR underlying mechanisms of action have not yet been fully clarified. At the moment being,…

Introduction: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an evidence-based treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A key element of this therapy is simultaneously recalling an emotionally disturbing memory and…

Parmi les maladies potentiellement mortelles, le cancer est l'une des plus traumatisantes et des plus génératrices de détresse. Il impacte le sens même de l'identité de l'individu et perturbe chez lui des caractéristiques essentielles, en…

This article introduces the flash technique, a new technique used during the preparation phase of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy to facilitate processing of intense, traumatic memories that clients might otherwise be…

This article introduces the flash technique, a new technique used during the preparation phase of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy to facilitate processing of intense, traumatic memories that clients might otherwise be…

This case study presents case conceptualization, therapeutic intervention, and the subjective and objective therapeutic progress of a 14-year-old adolescent hospitalized with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following emotional, physical, and…

This article provides a comprehensive review of the challenges faced by chronically abused children and their treatment providers. The main aim of this pilot study was to explore whether chronically traumatized children, who presented as unable or…

The purpose of this study was to summarize the evidence base for interventions targeting individuals with work-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), to make recommendations for clinicians and administrative decision makers involved in their…

Objective:The purpose of this study was to investigate the therapeutic effects of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) on post-traumatic growth (PTG). Methods:This study was conducted using a sample of ten survivors of a large-scale…

The application of EMDR in midwifery needs to be further explored. A quick literature search provided reassurance that research is underway with the publication of a protocol for an RCT in the Netherlands called the OptiMUM-study, by Baas et al…

Background and Objective: Previous research has used quantitative methods to assess the impact of grief therapy. However, rarely have participants been asked about how they have been affected by treatment using qualitative methods. This study sought…

L’objectif de cet article est de tester l’utilisation de la thérapie EMDR – eye movement desensibilization and reprocessing – dans le traitement d’un ESPT – état de stress post-traumatique – après cancer du sein. Un cas clinique est…

Objective: Current treatments for long-term depression - medication and psychotherapy - are effective for some but not all clients. New approaches need to be developed to complement the ones already available. This study was designed to test the…

Background: This study aimed to examine whether the combined use of schema therapy (ST) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) can improve substance use disorder (SUD) outcomes in a sample of women with co-occurring SUD and…

Objective: While post-stroke depression (PSD) is a common sequelae of stroke, many stroke survivors also have expressive aphasia (i.e., the inability to produce spoken or written language) which limits or prevents treating depression with talk…

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Background: Confrontation with a traumatic loss (e.g., disaster-related loss) is a risk factor for the development of psychopathology, including symptoms of prolonged grief (PG), posttraumatic stress (PTS), and depression. Although interventions have…
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