In fact, there are now a wide range of therapeutic approaches to treating stress-related disorders. One which has some features in common with the cognitive behavioural approach of trying to desensitise traumatic memory is called Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Original Work Citation
Merson, J. (1999, October 9). Deep impact. Sydney, Australia: Sydney Morning Herald, Good Weekend, 55
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