Eye movement desensitization of public-speaking anxiety: A partial dismantling study

Description

40 college students suffering from public speaking anxiety and having experienced a specific traumatic speech-related event were exposed to either a standard EMD protocol with eye movements; a moving audio stimulus in place of the eye movements; a protocol with eyes resting on the hands in place of the eye movement, or a no-treatment control condition. The results revealed that EMD is comparable in limited effectiveness to the other procedures and that the eye movements are not a crucial component of the treatment with this population.

Format

Journal

Language

English

Author(s)

Terry Foley
C. Richard Spates

Original Work Citation

Foley, T., & Spates, C. R. (1995, December). Eye movement desensitization of public-speaking anxiety: A partial dismantling study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 26(4), 321-329. doi:10.1016/0005-7916(95)00048-8

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Citation

“Eye movement desensitization of public-speaking anxiety: A partial dismantling study,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed September 27, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/17538.

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