Using EMDR to treat trauma in borderline personality disorder
Why is EMDR Used in People with BPD? While EMDR therapy was originally designed to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it's now often used to treat a variety of mental health conditions, including anxiety disorders and depression — when a person with this disorder can identify a certain disturbing or traumatic memory. Likewise, since many individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) have a history of one or more traumatic memories, EMDR is sometimes used to ease the memory and the emotions associated with it. [Excerpt]
Original Work Citation
Salters-Pedneault, K. 2016, February 16). Using EMDR to treat trauma in borderline personality disorder. verywell.com. Retrieved from https://www.verywell.com/emdr-trauma-borderline-personality-425453
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