Comparison of the influence of eye movement desensitization therapy and reprocessing (EMDR) and cognitive-behavioral therapy(CBT) method on reducing post-traumatic stress disorder in the war injured

Description

Introduction: The present research tries to compare the effectiveness of two therapy methods of EMDR and CBT in PTSD. Statistical population included 400 people of 8-year Iran-Iraq war injured who referred to military clinics. 45 people were picked as sample size by means of cluster random sampling. They were put into two groups: experiment group and control group. The present research is an experimental study which involves intervention. Research design is of pretest-posttest type and has a control group. Instruments which were used for data collection include military post-traumatic stress disorder questionnaire (pcl), 8-session CBT package and 8-session EMDR package. Covariance method was used for data analysis. Materials and methods: statistical population of the present research included all of The Injured of 8-year War imposed on Iran by Iraq. Sample size was 200 people and sampling method was random cluster sampling. 45 people were randomly selected from among 80 respondents who received an acceptable quota from Checklist questionnaire (pcl). They were put into 3 groups: 2 experiment groups and 1 control group. Respondents received 8 sessions of cognitive-behavioral training and 8 sessions of eye movement treatment and reprocessing. Then, the respondents received posttest. Data was analyzed by ANCOVA analysis and using SPSS. Results: results showed that there is a significant difference between post-traumatic stress disorder mean in eye movement therapy group and cognitive-behavioral therapy group. Results also showed that there is a significant difference between post-traumatic stress disorder mean in the control group and eye movement therapy group. There is also a significant difference between post-traumatic stress disorder in control group and cognitive-behavioral therapy(CBT) group.

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English

Author(s)

Ali Reza Nikmorad
Abdollah Soltani Nejad
Samira Safdari                                                                                        Ali Kabar Goddini
Esmaeill Azadi
Mohsen Ali Babaei
Zahra Shariffi
Saeid Kafrashi
Omid Bahrampour

Original Work Citation

Nikmorad, A. R., Nejad, A. S., Safdari, S., Goddini, A. A., Azadi, E., Babaei, M. A., Shariffi, Z., Kafrashi, S., & Bahrampour, O. (2014, August). Comparison of the influence of eye movement desensitization therapy and reprocessing (EMDR) and cognitive-behavioral therapy(CBT) method on reducing post-traumatic stress disorder in the war injured. Journal of Social Issues & Humanities, 2(8), 166-171

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“Comparison of the influence of eye movement desensitization therapy and reprocessing (EMDR) and cognitive-behavioral therapy(CBT) method on reducing post-traumatic stress disorder in the war injured,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 26, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/22689.

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