Post-traumatic stress disorder due to devastating burns overcome by a single session of eye movement desensitization

Description

This article reports on the effective use of a single session of eye movement desensitization (EMD) in the treatment of an exceptionally severe case of PTSD. The patient was the survivor of burns that left him with massive scarring, total deafness, bilateral amputations of the upper extremities above the elbow, severe contractures, and severely damaged feet and ankles. He had endured 8 years of intense suffering from symptoms of PTSD.

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Journal

Language

English

Author(s)

David L. McCann

Original Work Citation

McCann, D. (1992, December). Post-traumatic stress disorder due to devastating burns overcome by a single session of eye movement desensitization. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 23(4), 319-323. doi:10.1016/0005-7916(92)90055-N

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Citation

“Post-traumatic stress disorder due to devastating burns overcome by a single session of eye movement desensitization,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed January 22, 2021, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/16098.

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