EMDR in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder with prisoners of war
The experience of imprisonment and torture of exposure to psychophysical stress is the highest intensity, which leads to high percentage of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and has a tendency hronifikacije. The program of assistance to victims of torture at the Centre for Rehabilitation of Torture Victims-IAN Belgrade apply the method of cognitive behavioral desensitization and reprocessing rapid eye movements (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing - EMDR), which has proven successful in treatment and is part of an integrative therapeutic procedures. The paper presented a theoretical concept of this method with some specific work with victims of torture and the case.
Original Work Citation
Ilic, Z. (2004). EMDR in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder with prisoners of war. In Zeljko Spiric, Goran Knezevic, Vladimir Jovic and Goran Opacic (Eds.), Torture in war: Consequences and rehabilitation of victims - Yugoslav experience (pp. 281-291). Belgrade, Serbia: International Aid Network
“EMDR in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder with prisoners of war,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed March 4, 2021, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/17858.