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  • Collection: EMDR Collection

EMDR can be utilized within a comprehensive framework for the treatment of grief and mourning. EMDR can process the obstacles that can complicate the grief and mourning processes. This seems to facilitate the emergence of positive memories of the…

A critical incident is a situation that results in an overwhelming sense of vulnerability and/or lack of control. Information taken in during the traumatic situation may become dysfunctionally stored in the brain, unable to process, resulting in PTSD…

Objectif: Évaluer les effets de la psychothérapie EMDR dans la priseen charge de patientes souffrant du syndrome du sein fantôme (SSF)après mastectomie. Méthode: Huit patientes souffrant de SSF ont bénéficié d’une priseen charge EMDR. Il s’agissait…

L’utilisation de la thérapie Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) étant novatrice dans le domaine de la douleur chronique, l’objectif principal de ce travail s’est alors attaché à comparer l’utilisation de la thérapie EMDR vs. une…

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 présenté. Des…

Summary: Purpose The aim of this research was to challenge the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy in the treatment of the phantom breast syndrome. Method: Two patients agreed to participate in this study and were…

À travers cette recherche, nous avons souhaité tester l’intérêt et l’efficacité de l’utilisation d’un protocole EMDR spécifique à la douleur, en 5 sessions. Trois étudiants, un homme de 19 ans souffrant de migraines, une femme de 24 ans souffrant de…

Background: Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) are effective treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder. However, little is known about their neurobiological effects. The…

A biracial client's recovery from PTSD through the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is discussed to illustrate the interaction between ethnicity and phenotype as well as diagnosis and treatment considerations. This case…

We hypothesized that drug cravings, like disturbing thoughts, might be reduced through eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, so we used the procedures described by Popky (unpublished report) to conduct a preliminary evaluation of the effects…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) as a clinical technique may enhance treatment effectiveness when applied within a couple therapy approach that is emotionally and experientially oriented. Clinical experience indicates that…

Despite ongoing gaps in our knowledge, there is not considerable research evidence to inform clinical decisions and treatment plans shortly after traumatic events. The author use two fictional cases to illustrate an evidence-based approach to…

This article reviews research that investigated the idiosyncratic effects of sexual abuse perpetrated by Roman Catholic priests and makes related treatment recommendations. The research determined that this distinct form of sexual trauma generated…

Presents an interview with Wendy Justus on the efficacy of using Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) with recovering addicts. People who survive trauma often carry around a great deal of shame, usually based on a flawed belief that…

This article discusses outcome studies on eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). It is noted that EMDR was originally designed for rapid treatment of traumatic memories, but practitioners have also applied it to such other problems as…

This article describes the treatment of a young man who developed PTSD following the sudden unexpected miscarriage of his unborn child. He was diagnosed with this anxiety disorder while serving a term of imprisonment. He was treated with a…

This case study examines the contribution of compassionate mind training (CMT) when used as a resource in the eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) treatment of a 58-year-old man, who presented after a recent trauma with psychological…

Since the mid-1990s, eye movement desensitization (EMD) has been used in the realm of clinical psychology and psychiatry as a nonpharmacotherapeutic modality for the treatment of phobias, post-traumatic symptoms, and various psychotrauma cases. EMD…

Despite its prevalence and potential impact on functioning, there are surprisingly little data regarding the treatment responsiveness of travel phobia. The purpose of this non-randomized study was to evaluate the usefulness of a trauma-focused…

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…

Background: The use of psychological therapies in dermatology is being increasingly recognized because stress and negative emotions are major factors in a wide range of dermatologic disorders. Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a…

This case report illustrates the utilisation of eye movement desensitisation reprocessing for treatment of PTSD after a motor vehicle accident. Standardised measurements (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and Impact of Event Scale-Revised) were…

Objective: To identify the extent to which evidence-based psychotherapy (EBP) and psychopharmacologic treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are provided to U.S. service members in routine practice, and the degree to which they are…

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…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) has become one of the most scientifically researched mental health treatments in the world; yet little has been done specifically with active-duty service members. Initially used in the treatment…

Presents a case study of a 72-yr-old woman with dementia to examine the usefulness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in "dementing" elderly. EDMR is a therapeutic tool in which…

Background: Several studies have found that a high proportion of the population in western countries use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). However, little is known about whether CAM is offered in hospitals. The aim of this study was to…

This case study describes the use of clinical hypnosis and EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) in a woman with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to her kidnapping and rape, before and after which she also experienced…

This article reviews maltreatment-related pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) neuroimaging and neuropsychology research. Existent interventions that target brain networks associated with PTSD and cognitive impairment are highlighted.…

After the events of September 11, 2001, and at a time in world history when refugees and displaced persons are moving about the world in numbers that are unprecedented (United States Committee for Refugees, 2001), the likelihood of counselors…

Narcissistic personality disorder and narcissistic trait disorder are associated with selfish behaviors and lack of empathy toward others. Clients with either of these initial presentations in therapy show a selfcentered profile and lack of empathy…

A literature review was conducted to examine whether EMDR should be considered an empirically-supported treatment for PTSD. Relying largely but not exclusively on electronic data bases such as Medline and PsycInfo, journal articles published through…

Beaucoup de patients souffrant de psychose fonctionnelle ont connu un passé traumatique et présentent des symptômes d'ESPT (état de stress post-traumatique) ; certains peuvent aussi être traumatisés par leurs propres symptômes psychotiques. Nous…

Les chercheurs ont publié des preuves qui soutiennent tant l'hypothèse de “mémoire de travail” que celle des “MOR/réponse d'orientation” pour décrire les mécanismes sous-jacents aux effets thérapeutiques documentés de l'EMDR sur des patients atteints…

Illustration of EMDR therapy with five clinical cases of bank employees : victims of robberies. Diversity of immediate stress reactions and long term stress reactions ; and response to desensitization. Curative and preventive contributions of this…

Ziele: In der vorliegenden Studie untersuchten wir mimisches Verhalten bei akut traumatisierten Patienten, EMDR-Therapie. Darüber hinaus untersuchten wir, ob eine Abnahme der emotionalen Betäubung wurde aufgrund einer Verringerung der Symptome.…

چكيده زمينه: حوادث طبیعی مانند سیل ، یكی از تجارب مستقیم حوادث آسیب زا است که میتواند زمینه ساز اختلالات روانشناختی بوده و مستلزم اجرای مداخلات روانشتتناختی میباشتتد. از اینرو، مستت له پژوهش حاضتتر تعیین و مقایستتة مداخلات اثربخش در زمینه کاهش علایم…

This study aimed to test a combined treatment with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), compared with CBT integrated with systematic desensitization, in reducing fear of flying. Participants…

This article outlines a comprehensive model that helps to identify crucial target memories for EMDR treatment. The “Two Method Approach” can be used for conceptualization and treatment implementation for a broad spectrum of symptoms and problems,…

This article reviews 15 studies using in vivo exposure to treat specific phobias in children. Six elements of research methods are considered: (a) participants clinically diagnosed; (b) subjective, behavioral, and physiological components of the fear…

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…

Background and Objectives: It is assumed that fear responses can be altered by changing the contingency between a conditioned stimulus (CS) and an unconditioned stimulus (US), or by devaluing the present mental representation of the US. The aim of…

This qualitative case study explores using eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy informed by attachment and neuroscience research about the importance of safety (trust) and relationship (attunement). This was chosen to enable a…

This qualitative case study explores using eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy informed by attachment and neuroscience research about the importance of safety (trust) and relationship (attunement). This was chosen to enable a…

Effective treatments for combat trauma in military service members exist, but barriers to care abound, including poor access, stigma, and dropout. Although the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be severe, recovery is possible when…

The relative efficacy of Eye-Movement Desensitization (EMD) and Eye-Focus Desensitization (i.e., a treatment procedure designed to control for the effects of eye movement) in treating multiple phobias was assessed along behavioral, cognitive, and…

Trichotillomania is characterized by recurrent pulling out of hair. It is a chronic disorder that causes functional impairment. Although trichotillomania has been known for a long time, no algorithms for its treatment have been created by now. In its…

This article briefly reviews the tactical integrationist's perspective in the work with multiple personality disorder patients. Its foundation is a cognitively based treatment paradigm geared toward controlled abreactions with cognitive restructuring…
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