Using the first line of treatment for PTSD
While a growing body of evidence over the last 20 years has shown that EMDR provides effective trauma treatment for civilians, the VA has not conducted any EMDR research. Instead they have focused on pharmaceuticals, CPT and PE, and alternative therapies for PTSD including pets, acupuncture, transcendental meditation, the "emotional freedom technique," tai chi, art therapy, Reiki, yoga, and pharmaceutical agents (Government Accountability Office, 2011). Drug studies include derivations of such drugs as marijuana and ecstasy. [Excerpt]
Original Work Citation
Wheeler, K., & de Hermanas, A. M. (2013, November 23). Using the first line of treatment for PTSD. The Marietta Times. Retrieved from http://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/555536/Using-the-first-line-of-treatment-for-PTSD.html?nav=5007 0n 11/23/2013
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