Eye movement desensitization, reprocessing can tame power of memories, dreams, researcher says

Description

The eyes. say the poets, are the windows to the soul. They may also be a catalyst for the brain. According to Francine Shapiro. Ph.D.. senior research fellow at the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, Calif., there is an intimate relationship between eye movement and the processing of emotionally charged images and memories. During a recent conference of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Shapiro described her discovery and development of a therapeutic technique that uses guided eye movement to accelerate the treatment of a wide range of psychological disorders.

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Newsletter

Language

English

Author(s)

Deborah Edler Brown

Original Work Citation

Brown, D. E. (1994, May). Eye movement desensitization, reprocessing can tame power of memories, dreams, researcher says. Psychiatric Times, 35-36

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Citation

“Eye movement desensitization, reprocessing can tame power of memories, dreams, researcher says,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed December 2, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/16355.

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