Further discussion of EMDR for treatment of PTSD
Balanced scientific reviews have found EMDR to be both effective and efficient. A task force of the American psychological Association Division 12 (Clinical Psychology) evaluated approaches for the treatment of PTSD and rated exposure therapy, cognitive therapy, and EMDR all equally at a “probably efficacious level.” A recent independent meta-analysis described EMDR as at least as effective as both exposure and the cognitive behavior methods and probably both more efficient and better accepted by patients. [Excerpt]
Original Work Citation
Figley, C. R., Leeds, A. M., Tinker, R., Wilson, A., & van der Kolk, B. A. (2000, October). Further discussion of EMDR for treatment of PTSD. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 61(10), 785
“Further discussion of EMDR for treatment of PTSD,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 24, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/19465.