Who cares? Part I: Veterans denied access to top PTSD treatments
Justification for the DVA/DoD's designation of EMDR as a highly recommended treatment, included a randomized controlled trial of EMDR in 1998 with Vietnam combat veterans demonstrating that 77 percent of veterans no longer had PTSD diagnosis after 12 sessions and with no drop-outs . Promising results; however, 1998 marked the last EMDR research trial the DVA has funded. Subsequently, in February, 2004, the American Psychiatric Association released their PTSD treatment guidelines -- similarly designating EMDR as evidence -- based practice (see the Practice Guideline section below for further evidence of the domestic and international scientific communities position on EMDR). [Excerpt]
Original Work Citation
Russell, M. C. (2013, May 25). Who cares? Part I: Veterans denied access to top PTSD treatments. Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-c-russell-phd-abpp/veterans-denied-access-to_b_1541442.html on 7/9/2013
“Who cares? Part I: Veterans denied access to top PTSD treatments,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 26, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/22121.