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Background: Building on previous research with disaster-exposed children and adolescents, a randomised clinical trial was performed in the treatment of trauma-related symptoms. In the current study two active treatments were compared among children…

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.…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is being used by some clinicians to treat eating disorders. Although there is anecdotal and case study data supporting its use, there are no controlled studies examining its effectiveness…

In this pilot study, a convenience sample of 24 chronic pain patients (17 with chronic fatigue syndrome/fibromyalgia) were randomized into WHEE treatment and wait-list control groups for 6 weeks. Assessments of depression, anxiety, and pain were…

This article reports the author's experience with 78 cases treated with eye movement desensitization. Mean improvement on 530 disturbing themes was 1.85 on a 0-3 point scale. Most diagnostic groups scored 2.0 or better. Treatment was most effective…

First responders, which include police officers, firefighters, correctional officers, emergency medical technicians, and dispatchers, face unique challenges in dealing with and recovering from critical incidents. In their work with emergency…

The present article is a response to R. May's commentary (see record 2005-03961-005) on our original article: "A Look at EMDR: Technique, Research and Use with College Students" (see record 2003-10645-005). May points out the controversial nature of…

Comments on Does EMDR reduce post-traumatic stress disorder symptomatology in combat veterans? by David L. Albright and Bruce Thyer (see record 2010-02408-001). As an Army Chaplain and psychotherapist for 30 years, I have used a variety of…

Approaches to the treatment of posttraumatic sequelae are reviewed in terms of criteria for evaluating inferential validity with case studies, and where applicable, effect sizes are provided where there are data from group comparisons. The approaches…

The last 6 years have seen the emergence of a new therapeutic technique, most often used to treat symptoms of PTSD, called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). A number of uncontrolled case studies followed the initial studies of…

Many patients with a functional psychosis are likely to have a history of trauma and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); some may be traumatized by their psychotic symptoms. We present a series of vignettes to describe eye movement…

This article describes a group intervention using a variant of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing called the butterfly hug. The treatment was provided to 236 children in an elementary school in Milan, Italy, after a small plane crashed…

In this second issue, the reader will find papers about different topics, written by some of the major scholars of the items: EMDR and Complicated Grief (by Roger Solomon), EMDR and Personality Disorders (by Dolores Mosquera), EMDR in Emergency (by…

This article describes a dynamic, short-term art therapy approach that has been developed for the treatment of trauma related disorders. Using a modified Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) protocol with alternating tactile and…

Twenty children and adolescents were treated for a single traumatic memory with a single session of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Treatment was delayed 1 m for half the group. Over half of the 20 participants moved from…

Hypnosis and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) in the treatment of chronic pain were examined. In a randomised controlled trial, patients in a crossover design experienced one session of hypnotherapy and EMDR. Subjective pain…

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…

This study assessed the effects of a session of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) with auditory alternating bilateral stimulation (ABS) using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of brain activations. A case study was…

In this special section of the Journal of Psychotherapy Integration a variety of treatments for PTSD, including prolonged exposure, EMDR, interpersonal therapy, memory specific training, schema therapy, and narrative-emotion process therapy, were…

As counselling is a developing profession without statutory regulation in Australia, anyone can engage in counselling practice and use “counsellor” as a professional title. Not much is known about those who call themselves counsellors in Australia.…

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychological treatment method used primarily for people who have experienced trauma. This article provides a systematic research synthesis of EMDR studies targeting trauma symptomatology…

Purpose: This review discusses the efficacy of trauma-specific interventions among juvenile offenders. Method: The reviewers conducted a comprehensive search of trauma intervention studies completed in the United States in peer-reviewed journals,…

Background:Europe is in the midst of the largest refugee migration since the Second World War; there is an urgent need to provide an updated systematic review of the current best evidence for managing mental distress in refugee populations. AIMS: The…

Objective: Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the most common psychotherapy approach for the treatment of PTSD. Nevertheless, previous reviews on the efficacy of several types of psychotherapy were unable to detect differences between CBT and…

Compares Foa and Kozak's model of emotional processing with the PTSD outcome literature, and discusses the value of EMDR in clinical practice.

Background:While normal tinnitus is a short-term sensation of limited duration, in 10–15% of the general population it develops into a chronic condition. For 3–6% it seriously interferes with many aspects of life. Objective: The aim of this trial was…

Trauma is proposed as a key to understanding the development and persistence of conduct disorder in conjunction with other contributing factors. Trauma history is virtually universal in this population, and trauma effects can help to account for many…

36 patients with PTSD were randomly allocated to individual treatment with imaginal exposure (image habituation training - IHT), or applied muscle relaxation (AMR) or eye movement desensitization (EMD). Assessment by a blind independent rater and…

Workplaces that provide services and deal with abuse cases are often associated with high levels of work stress, burn out, and high expressed affect. The current intervention aimed at a more effective management of stress and affect in the workplace.…

The present study investigated the efficacy of four EMDR sessions in comparison to a six-week wait-list control condition in the treatment of 27 children (aged 6 to 12 years) suffering from persistent PTSD symptoms after a motor vehicle accident. An…

When treating a patient with PTSD, therapists often use eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). In EMDR patients make horizontal eye movements (HEM) while the image of a traumatic memory is recalled. Various studies showed that making…

Research has consistently demonstrated that performance is degraded when participants engage in two simultaneous tasks that require the same working memory resources. This study tested predictions from working memory theory to investigate the effects…

The junior high school girl in this case witnessed her mother's suicide at the age of four. She has been acting violently since she entered elementary school. One yearbefore the author met her, a consultation office for children intervened due to…

トラウマおよびPTSD に対する治療として、薬物療法と共にトラウマに焦点化した認知行動療法が有効であることが知られている。トラウマに焦点化した認知行動療法としては、PE、CPT、TF-CBT、EMDR が挙げられるが、子どもを対象とする場合は子どもの発達を鑑みて行う必要がある。日本ではCohen らが開発したTF-CBT が子どもに試みられているが、EMDR…

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昨今の社会情勢や自然災害の影響から子どもがトラウマを経験する可能性は高くなっており,子 どもに対する効果的なトラウマ治療の研究が期待されている。しかしながらトラウマに対する治療 としてWHO などから推奨された治療法は「認知行動療法(Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,以下 CBT)」と「眼球運動による脱感作と再処理法(Eye Movement Desensitization and Re-processing, 以下EMDR)」(NICE, 2005;WHO,…

著者は、日本の子供たちのためEMDRの臨床使用を報告した。外傷のためのEMDR治療を実勢に、著者は複数の人格障害(を持つ子供)のための自我状態の治療に向けた効果と呼ばれる。発達障害のある子どものために、著者は特にEMDRはaustismスペクトラム障害のタイムスリップ現象に適用述べた。チャンス(ASDの簡単なEMDR療法である)EMDRといくつかの新しい技術についても言及された。The author reported clinical use of EMDR for children in…

ここでは子供のための福祉施設のケアの逸脱性行動を示す子とEMDRセッションについて報告されている。 1)半構造化面接をするため、自己観察は、被害者への思いやりの実現に向けて子供の可能性に関しての状況を明らかにするために、さらに犠牲者を間違って、積極的な海峡および/または支配の最終的な存在行うことで配置された。また、常軌を逸した性的行動の背後にある可能性経験に基づいて、以前の子供が性的虐待の被害者自身をしていたかどうかを確認する必要があった。…

EMDR曾在伊拉克战场收获奇效目前,EMDR技术在国际上非常流行,特别是在美国。当年从伊拉克战场回来的美国士兵都曾出现不同程度的“心理应激障碍”,一个个从战场的地狱中幸运保全性命的男子汉,成了一个个“废人”。为了使他们成为健全性格的人,心理学家就应...(EMDR had miracle effect on the Iraq battlefield. Currently, EMDR technology is very popular internationally, especially in…
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