In the blink of an eye

Description

Imagine a safe, rapid and effective treatment that results in the elimination of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). When I originally introduced eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) (Shapiro, 1989), the claims that it could quickly alleviate the disabling symptoms of PTSD were received with both interest and scepticism. Since then EMDR has been the object of much scrutiny and debate, and the focus of many empirical investigations. This article reports on the clinical applications of this innovative method, on research evaluating treatment outcomes, and on EMDR’s mechanisms of action.

Format

Magazine

Language

English

Author(s)

Francine Shapiro
Louise Maxfield

Original Work Citation

Shapiro, F., & Maxfield, L. (2002, March). In the blink of an eye. The Psychologist, 15(3), 120-124

Collection

Citation

“In the blink of an eye,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed November 23, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/17325.

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