A single session EMDR study with twenty traumatized children and adolescents
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 Clinical to Normal levels on the Impact of Events Scale, and all but 3 showed at least partial symptom relief on several measures at 1-3 m following a single EMDR session. Results should be interpreted with caution, but were positive, and essentially consistent with analogous findings of EMDR with adults.
Original Work Citation
Puffer, M. K., Greenwald, R., & Elrod, D. E. (1998). A single session EMDR study with twenty traumatized children and adolescents. Traumatology-e, 3(2), Article 6. Retrieved from http://www.emdr-france.org/IMG/html/Puffer-Greenwald-2.html 6/6/2012
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