Further discussion of EMDR for treatment of PTSD

Description

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]

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Journal

Language

English

Author(s)

Charles R. Figley
Andrew M. Leeds
Robert Tinker
Sabdra Wilson
Bessel van der Kolk

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

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Citation

“Further discussion of EMDR for treatment of PTSD,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 24, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/19465.

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