Erasing memories: Next treatment for PTSD and other trauma-related disorders?

Description

Neuroscientists are exploring ways to erase bad memories in patients who have experienced traumatic events. But, is it ethical to erase a memory or flashback and the feelings associated with that moment to alleviate suffering, or should clinicians focus on therapies such as CBT and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) to help patients cope with a trauma? Online article includes a link to a BBC Podcast.

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Magazine

Language

English

Author(s)

Anders Sandberg

Original Work Citation

Sandberg, A. (2010, March 26). Erasing memories: Next treatment for PTSD and other trauma-related disorders? Psychiatric Times. Retrieved from http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/news/2010/03/100325_erasing_memories_hs.shtml 4/10/2010

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Citation

“Erasing memories: Next treatment for PTSD and other trauma-related disorders?,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 27, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/19727.

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