The efficacy of eye movement desensitization reprocessing in resolving the trauma caused by the road accidents in the Slutanate of Oman

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in Resolving the Trauma Caused by the Road Accidents in the Sultanate of Oman. Three measures were used in this study, Trauma symptoms inventory, Subjective Units of Distress scale and the Dissociative Experiences Scale. Fifty- one volunteer participants from the University of Nizwa students and three hospitals in the Sultanate of Oman, with post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)caused by the road accidents were randomly assigned to either a treatment (N = 25) or waiting list group(control group)(N = 26), after that they received a training to apply the EMDR for 2-3 sessions, in this study, EMDR was shown to be effective in reducing overall PTSD scale in both of posttesting and follow - up measurement, as well as for all participants. 

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English

Author(s)

Basim Aldahadha
Harthy Al-Harthy
Suad Sulaiman

Original Work Citation

Aldahadha, B., Al-Harthy, H., & Sulaiman, S. (2012, September-December). The efficacy of eye movement desensitization reprocessing in resolving the trauma caused by the road accidents in the Slutanate of Oman. Journal of Instructional Psychology, Vol 39(3-4), Sep-Dec, 2012. pp. 146-158

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“The efficacy of eye movement desensitization reprocessing in resolving the trauma caused by the road accidents in the Slutanate of Oman,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed December 4, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/22702.

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