PTSD in an elderly male: Treatment with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)

Description

Administered EMDR to a 68-yr-old Native American man who suffered startle reactions, nightmares, and other posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms since service in World War II and the Korean War. Prior to EMDR, the S had moderate to severe depression; following 1 EMDR trial, depression was reduced to a mild level. After 2 EMDR sessions, his PTSD symptoms were ameliorated.

Format

Journal

Language

English

Author(s)

Robert Thomas
George Gafner

Original Work Citation

Thomas, R., & Gafner, G. (1993, October). PTSD in an elderly male:Treatment with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Clinical Gerontologist, 14(2), 57-59. doi:10.1300/J018v14n02_04

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Citation

“PTSD in an elderly male: Treatment with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR),” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 26, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/17073.

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