Assessing dissociation in the visually impaired
This case discussion focuses on a traumatically blinded man. Treatment involved stabilisation using ego-state work with bilateral stimulation, followed by trauma processing work using EMDR. The aim of this paper is to assess his response to this approach, and to review the suitability of standard diagnostic tools used in screening: in porticular the applicability of Dissociation Scales -The Dissociative Experience Scale (DES) and The Dissociative Disorders Interview Schedule (DDIS], in people suffering from blindness
Original Work Citation
O'Rawe, B. (2005, June). Assessing dissociation in the visually impaired. Poster presented at the 6th EMDR Europe Association Conference, Brussels, Belgium
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