EMDR therapy can alleviate PTSD for those affected by Aurora shooting

Description

There are a number of accepted psychological treatments that can alleviate the mental suffering and heal individuals. Among them is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an extensively researched psychotherapy approach.
It is an efficient and rapid treatment of trauma, incorporating elements of many other treatment modalities. EMDR has helped an estimated two million people. EMDR has been accepted as a treatment for PTSD and Acute Stress Disorder by the American Psychological Association, American Psychiatric Association, U. S. Department of Defense, and the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The intensity of experiencing a life-threatening trauma can take time to subside. Seeking treatment for PTSD can help restore balance, control, and enjoyment to life. [Excerpt]

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Other

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English

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Mark Doherty

Original Work Citation

Doherty, M. (2012, July 27). EMDR therapy can alleviate PTSD for those affected by Aurora shooting. Austin, TX, SBWire. Retrieved from http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/emdr-therapy-can-alleviate-ptsd-for-those-affected-by-aurora-shooting-155639.htm on 7/29/2012

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“EMDR therapy can alleviate PTSD for those affected by Aurora shooting,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 27, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/21581.

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